$3B supplementary budget passed

The National Assembly on Friday approved $3 billion in extra budgetary allocations, including almost $1 billion in additional financing for the Ministry of Public Infrastructure (MPI).

The approved allocations, detailed in Financial Paper No.3 of 2017, comprised $519.9 million in current estimates and $2.45 billion in capital estimates.

Among the allocations approved was a total of $986,962,271 for the MPI. It is the third time this year that MPI has received additional funds. The Ministry had received $6 billion in supplemental financing in July and $520 million in August.

The Financial Paper identifies the ….

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