The Finance Minister, Winston Jordan officially confirmed November 28 as the date for the 2017 budget presentation in the National Assembly.
During the 46th sitting of the National Assembly today, at Parliament Building, Brickdam, Minister Jordan noted that the date was brought forward from December 5 to accommodate the Parliamentary opposition’s upcoming party conference.
“In the spirit of compromise, we have deliberated and decided to advance the date to November 28,” Minister Jordan told the National Assembly.
Meanwhile, Government’s Chief Whip Amna Ally “set the record straight” on the provision of opposition members and private citizens’ day. Ally pointed out that the 48th sitting is opposition members and private citizens’ day but “a one-off concession” has been agreed to, to bring the day forward to today’s Sitting.
“I wish to categorically state that government has not hijacked private members’ days as is being pedalled by the opposition,” Ally told the National Assembly.
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