Debt Becomes a Burden

The budget deficit in 2010 as provided to the Parliament will reach almost 5.2 billion Litas (1.51 billion Euros). Although attempts are made to decrease pensions, maternity allowances, to increase contributions to the State Social Insurance Fund by 2 %, the planned deficit of the Social Insurance Fund is 2.4 billion Litas (0.7 billion Euros).  What does the growing debt mean to Lithuania? Ruta Vainiene, President of LFMI is interviewed in the daily Lietuvos rytas.