President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko demands cost reduction and implementation of the decisions of the V All-Belarusian Assembly. The Head of State has emphasized this during the Government"s report on the economy of 2016, forecast projects, budget and monetary policy for 2017.The President demands to work on cost reduction, actively introduce new technologies, including those in the management of state assets. Key tactical documents for 2017 will be worked out based on the result of today"s meeting, including the draft budget and the forecast of monetary policy.