Finance Minister may delay 2023 budget presentation – Majority Leader

The Majority Leader Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu has announced that the presentation of the 2023 budget statement by the Finance Minister may delay.

It was supposed to have been presented on the 15th of November but may be pushed a bit forward due to the ongoing negotiations with the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

He said this to journalists on Thursday November 3.

“I am yet to have discussions with the Minister responsible for Finance to determine exactly when he will be able to present to us,” he said.

The Leader of Government business in Parliament added “it will be difficult to submit to the 15th deadline, I don’t know , I ma just conjecturing.”

“Nothing should be done which will eventually become wishy-washy. They want to have the best to be able to uplift us from where we are as a country.

“And that being the case, if we want to do a thorough job, I think there will be too much pressure if it has to be done on the 15th,” he added.

He added “But if you want to do tidy work, you may be required to have some space to be able to do a tidy job. Because as you all know, these are not normal times.”

By Laud Nartey||Ghana

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