Reps postpones passage of 2017 Budget

Reps postpones passage of 2017 Budget

It was gathered that the House of Representatives has postponed the timeframe fixed for the passage of the 2017 Budget.

Before now, the National Assembly had fixed the passage of the budget for a maximum of March ending.

However on Thursday, the spokesman of the House of Representatives Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Abdulrazak Namdas, said the 2017 Appropriation Bill would be passed after the Easter break.

Namdas told reporters after plenary on Thursday that all legislative work on the fiscal document would be concluded as soon as the Assembly resumed from the recess.

The Easter break will be over on April 18, 2017.



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