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BUDGET TO PROTECT LIVES AND PROMOTE ECONOMIC GROWTH

“Protecting lives and promoting the economy in the face of covid-19 is the ultimate aim of the 2021 National Budget”, according to the Minister of Finance and Treasury, Harry Kuma. Delivering his summary speech on the 2021 budget debate

2021 Budget is the most inclusive: Minister Veke

THE 2021 Budget can be described as the most inclusive budget. Minister for Police, National Security and Correctional Services, Hon. Veke’s highlighted this during his 2021 Appropriation Bill 2021 debate speech in Parliament this week.

“Mismatch” news article utterly misleading

The Solomon Star front-page news item on April 3 that claimed the 2021 Budget does not match the Government’s policy redirection is incorrect and the reporter’s analysis was misleading. In a statement today, the Government reminded the

2021 revenue estimates sits above $3 billion

The Minister of Finance and Treasury Harry Kuma has revealed a total revenue estimate of SB$3.710 billion for 2021 in his budget speech in parliament Tuesday this week. This consists of $3.009 billion in normal SIG revenue; $360 million

Beware of con artists: ESP Committee warns public

It has come to the attention of the Economic Stimulus Package Committee that certain individuals and/or groups are currently going around and claimed they work for the Government and took responsibility to facilitate ESP applications.

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