Irfaan Ali: Budget to bring balance in income distribution

-blasts Greenidge for not offering alternatives

Saying that the proposed $220 billion budget seeks to bring balance in income distribution and the national “pie of wealth,” Minister of Housing and Water Irfaan Ali pilloried APNU’s Shadow Finance Minister Carl Greenidge for criticising the estimates for spending this year but not offering any concrete alternatives to improve the lives of citizens.

In a fiery presentation that saw government and opposition members going head to head and the intervention of Speaker Raphael Trotman at times, Ali said the proposed budget has widespread support while he boasted of the country’s positive economic growth of 5.2%.

He said that Finance Minister Ashni Singh has overseen Guyana’s positive economic growth for …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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