Clock ticking on budget,says private sector
- urges gov’t, opposition talks
The private sector is concerned that time is running out on the government and opposition reaching agreement on next year’s budget to avoid another collision.
As a result, its main constituents are urging the government to meet the opposition at the level of a tripartite budget committee that Opposition Leader David Granger has called for, in addition to consulting with other stakeholders prior to taking the budget to the National Assembly.
Granger had requested in a recent letter to President Donald Ramotar that government re-engage the opposition in a tripartite budget committee to avoid the collision experienced in the last budget when A Partnership for National Unity and the Alliance For Change cut billions in questionable spending from the budget. …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.