By Jomo Paul
[www.inewsguyana.com] – The Government of Guyana is considering the possibility of presenting the 2016 Fiscal Budget as early as January 2016.
Minister of State, Joseph Harmon on Friday, November 20 told reporters that Finance Minister, Winston Jordan has already given the indication that Budget 2016 will see an early presentation.
“We are looking at an early budge in 2016 – I can’t say whether it January or February or March…the Minister of Finance has already given the indication that he budget will be very early in 2016,” Harmon told reporters.
Fiscal budgets are usually presented in March/April; however due to General Elections, the 2015 Budget was presented on August 10.
Jordan had presented a $221B Budget to the National Assembly for the 2015 fiscal year under the theme “A Fresh Approach To A Good Life In A Green Economy” – the first fiscal budget for the APNU+AFC administration.