2019 Budget Estimates approved by the National Assembly

first_imgBy:Kebba AF TourayThe National Assembly has approved the Estimates of revenue and expenditure of the country for the coming fiscal year 2019 with amendments after days of intense scrutiny. This came following the Finance Minister’s presentation of the said estimates in the tune of D25.28 billion.The estimates of revenue and expenditure for 2019 is as follows.Office of the President D642,526,051Office of the Vice President D117,525,000National Assembly D132,373,419Judiciary D114,591,692Independent Electoral Commission D29,800,723Public Service Commission D9,900,000Ministry of Defense D699,057,843Ministry of Interior D752,767,649Ministry of Tourism D37,039,165Ministry of Foreign Affairs D1,051,282,799Ministry of Justice D343,662,635Ministry of Finance D790,816,197Pensions and Gratuities D375,678,000Ombudsman D20,341,000Ministry of Lands D170,381,997Ministry of Agriculture D234,268,940Ministry of Works D81,265,164Ministry of Trade D104,062,020Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education D1,989,270,828Ministry of Health D1,035,987,500Ministry of Youth and Sports D97,026,190Ministry of the Environment D89,445,495Ministry of Information D34,152,479Ministry of Fisheries D36,320,000Ministry of Higher Education Research Science and Technology D243,339,522Ministry of Petroleum and Energy D48,515,500Ministry of Women Children and Social Welfare D44,485,475.The Minister of Finance will reappear before the National Assembly for discussion of the amendments before the final adoption by the Lawmakers slated for Monday 10th November, 2018.last_img