Parliament to debate approval of $10B flood intervention on

  • Published on: Jun 10, 2021 - 6:54 PM
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Parliament to debate approval of $10B flood intervention on Finance Minister, Dr. Ashni Singh on Thursday tabled in the National Assembly two supplementary financial papers, seeking monies to bolster the Civil Defence Commission’s (CDC’s) flood response and to support a number of critical government initiatives. While the papers were tabled on Thursday, they will not be debated and approved until the National Assembly is convened again on Monday, June 14, 2021, to consider the urgent spending. Among the monies being sought by the government is a $10 billion request for flood-related interventions. It also includes important housing and security ini …
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