In the opinion of President of Ukraine Victor Yushchenko, the Pension Fund deficit may make up to 14 billion hryvnias on results of the year.

According to an UNIAN correspondent, Victor Yushchenko claimed this at a meeting with the leadership of the State Tax Administration of Ukraine, the State Customs Service of Ukraine, and a number of other state bodies.

The President criticized the Pension Fund leadership for “poor planning”.

“I’d like to ask due to what planning we are finishing the year with a Pension Fund deficit at almost 14 billion hryvnias”, Victor Yushchenko said.

According to his information, considering the Pension Fund deficit, the total state budget deficit may exceed 25 billion hryvnias.