Belarusian deputies considered amendments to the laws on pension provision and on professional insurance in the first reading. The changes are aimed at supporting employees who are entitled to an early professional pension. Employers will allocate more funds for insurance pension payments. Pension legislation is brought into line with the Presidential Decree. The House of Representatives also approved a report on the implementation of the national budget for the past year. The budget received Br24.3 billion, or 100.3% of the revised annual plan.