BUDGET SESSION STARTS TODAY
For today’s Parliament session, soon after the prayer by the Speaker, Dr Jiko Luveni; the Leader of the Government in Parliament and Minister for Agriculture, Rural and Maritime Development and National Disaster Management, Inia Seruiratu will move – “That the minutes of the sitting of Parliament held on Wednesday, 22 June 2016, as previously circulated be taken as read and be confirmed.” The Minister for Finance, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum will then move the second reading of – A Bill for an Act to appropriate a sum of $3,302,212,765 for the ordinary services of Government for the financial year ending 31 July 2017 (Bill No. 35 of 2016).
This will include a response from the Shadow Minister for Finance.
A total of 34 speakers from both sides of the House will be then make their contribution on the budget.