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this-week-21-dec-2015

Monday 21st December, 2015

THIS WEEK IN THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

The National Assembly will resume its sitting tomorrow, Tuesday 22nd December, 2015 for the approval of the Cabinet of Ministers.

The Minister for Finance, Trade and the Blue Economy, Mr. Jean-Paul Adam will deliver the budget address for the year 2016 on Wednesday 23rd December, 2015. In his speech Minister Adam will introduce and request the Assembly’s approval of the Appropriation Bill, 2016 which seeks to provide for the payment out of the Consolidated Fund a sum of SCR6,564,229,000 required by the Budget for 2016.

The budget address will be followed by replies from the Leader of the Opposition and the Leader of Government Business as well as debate by other Members.

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Contact:

Ms. Zénab Kanté

Public Relations, Communications and Protocol Officer