National budget deliberations continue


The National Parliament of Solomon Islands

Debate on the 2018 Appropriation Bill 2018 at the committee stage will continue in Parliament tomorrow.

The Committee of Supply on Friday considered and approved an estimated $2.8 billion in recurrent estimates and more than $224 million in budget support.

The budget support heads are for the Ministry of Education and Human Resources Development, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade, the Ministry of Health and Medical Services, the Ministry of Police, National Security and Correctional Services and the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources.

The approved figures are now part of the schedule.

The Committee of Supply will look into the development budget heads tomorrow.

Parliament is aiming to complete the Committee of Supply debate on this year’s budget tomorrow.

By Leni Dalavera

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