Finance Minister to present 2019 budget on November 15

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The reading of the budget will be done at a time when more than one million Ghanaians, according to the Centre for Socioeconomic Studies (CSS) lost their jobs since 2017.

The Speaker of Parliament Prof. Aaron Mike Oquaye has announced that the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta, will deliver the government’s 2019 budget and policy statement on November 15, 2018.
“This hopefully, will be followed by the post-budget workshop and the consideration of the sectoral budget estimates by the committees of the House,” he said.

The reading of the budget will be done at a time when more than one million Ghanaians, according to the Centre for Socioeconomic Studies (CSS) lost their jobs since 2017.

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