Gov’t seeking $10 billion supplementary funding for flood

  • Published on: Jun 08, 2021 - 5:14 AM
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Gov’t seeking $10 billion supplementary funding for flood Vice President, Bharrat Jagdeo, says the government will be approaching the National Assembly on Thursday for $10 billion supplementary funds to aid its ongoing flood-relief efforts. Dr. Jagdeo made this statement during his guest appearance on “GlobeSpan 24×7” Monday evening. He said the supplementary financing will be used to repair infrastructure, specifically roads and bridges that have been damaged by the nationwide flooding.  Support will also be given to farmers, miners and families whose livelihoods were destroyed by the natural disaster. “We have had unusual levels of rainfall …
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