2016 Budget consultations begin
September 4, 2015 8:00 pm
The Attorney General and Minister for Finance, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum led Round 1 of the 2016 Budget Consultations over the past five days, meeting with all the government ministries and a number of associations and independent institutions.
The meetings, which covered ministry submissions for the 2016 National Budget, follow the AG’s recent unprecedented public consultations on the budget in Suva, Lautoka, and Labasa.
Sayed-Khaiyum says the 2016 Budget Consultations are designed to boost ministry involvement in the formulation of the 2016 National Budget and increase intra-government communication, coordination and transparency.
He also highlighted that the Ministry of Finance team will meet directly with various NGO and private sector organizations in the upcoming weeks.