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  • Region Six budget approved

    Several regions’ budgets were today approved by the Committee of Supply of the National Assembly. With the approved sum of $6.1B, Region Six, East Berbice Corentyne, will benefit from improved infrastructure in the areas of roads, bridges, agriculture, health care delivery and educational facilities. The allocated sum will be spent on: Regional Administration and Finance –

  • $5.942B Communities Ministry’s Budget passed

    $5.942B Communities Ministry’s Budget passed

    The National Assembly tonight passed the 2017 Budget for the Ministry of Communities. The Budget which totals $5.942 Billion, funds a wide range of strategies aimed at increasing home ownership, access to safe drinking water and sanitation services, and enabling the Local Democratic Organs (LDOs) to deliver services effectively. Of the approved funding for the

  • CH&PA to fund housing sector’s 2017 work programme

    No budgetary allocation has been made in the 2017 National Budget for the housing sector’s programmes in the new year. The Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA) will access its own funds to undertake the 2017 housing programme. Minister Finance, Winston Jordan, delivering the budget to the National Assembly on Monday, explained that in 2017,

  • Budget 2017… Region Ten’s $3.138Billion approved

    Budget 2017… Region Ten’s $3.138Billion approved

    GINA, GUYANA, Tuesday, December 20, 2016 The inland Region of Upper Demerara/Upper Berbice (Region Ten) has been provided with a sum of $3.138Billion to provide socio-economic projects and services in 2017 for the 39,106 people who reside in the bauxite region. The funding which was approved today, by the National Assembly provides support for: Regional

  • Coalition’s best budget- Bulkan says

    Minister of Communities Ronald Bulkan has called out the “prognosticators of dooms’ that have been in overdrive denouncing 2017 Budget and calling for its removal. The Communities Minister, speaking in the National Assembly in support of Budget 2017, pointed out that since the budget presentation, “members on the opposite side of this House have been

  • Region Eight gets education budget

    Region Eight gets education budget

    The National Assembly this evening approved the sum of $1.637B for Region 8, Potaro/ Siparuni. The region covers 20,051 square kilometres, with Mahdia as its administrative center. The allocation will be utilised for the following; Regional Administration and Finance-$142.788M Infrastructure Works- $219.955M Education -$845.759M Health Services – $402.796M Regional Agriculture -$25.001M Among the projects planned