Funding for GDF, Parliament Office among $17.5B in allocations cleared

The Committee of Supply last evening approved more than $17.5 billion for a number of agencies, including the Guyana Defence Force, the Office of the Ombudsman and Parliament Office.

The opposition did not raise any objections to allocations of $7.92 billion to the Guyana Defence Force, $35 million to the Office of the Ombudsman, $4.6 billion to the Office of the Prime Minister, $1.43 billion to the Parliament Office and $3.4 billion to the Foreign Affairs Ministry.

The consideration of these estimates lasted for just over an hour. The estimates of the GDF and the Office of the Prime Minister were approved without a …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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