2019/2020 National Budget Passed
June 21, 2019 11:00 am
The 2019/2020 national budget has been passed in parliament after the Committee of Supply rounded off a week of robust discussions on the budget estimates last night.
The Committee of Supply has agreed to the 2019/2020 Appropriation bill 2019 without amendments.
Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum moved the third reading of the 2019/2020 Appropriation bill 2019 last night.
The bill for an act to appropriate a sum of more than $3.4b for the ordinary services of the government for the year ending July 31st, 2020 has been enacted by the parliament.
Speaker of Parliament Ratu Epeli Nailatikau congratulated the members of the House for their contributions to the significant and integral process of the national budget.