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Budget timetable to be announced this week

Published:Wednesday | March 16, 2016 | 9:54 AM
Audley ShawMinister of Finance and Public Service, Audley Shaw.

Minister of Finance and Public Service, Audley Shaw, says the government will make an announcement later this week on when the national Budget will be tabled.

He told journalist before the start of the first meeting of the Cabinet yesterday that a provisional timetable for the tabling of the 2016/17 Budget would be presented at the meeting.

However, he said he did not want to pre-empt the decision of Cabinet.

Meanwhile, the Finance Minister said he has already made contact to have the Financial Sector Adjustment Company (FINSAC) Report completed from the Commission of Enquiry.

He said he would bring issues in relation to its publication to the Cabinet for approval when he has the appropriate details.

 

Finance Minister Audley Shaw