President Weah Submits US$10.5 Million Supplementary Budget to Legislature for Enactment

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George M. Weah, President of Liberia
George M. Weah, President of Liberia

President George Weah has submitted for legislative enactment a supplementary budget in the amount of US$10.5 million United States Dollars.

President Weah is quoted in a release as saying, the request for supplementary budget is pursuant to the imperative need for service delivery beyond allocations in the approved budget for F/Y 2020/2021.

Pleading with the legislature for enactment, President Weah urged members of the august body to give the request their timely consideration to enable the government deliver on programs that are in critical need of funding.

According to the budget letter which was introduced in the plenary of the Honorable House of Representatives on Thursday, February 4, 2021, the sources of the additional revenue are ; Arcelor Mittal, 9 million and Grant/Kingdom of Morocco,1.5 million respectively.

The supplementary budget will cover the expenditure for the pavement of the RIA Highway , production of Public Schools chairs, Purchase and installation of Transformers; extension of the street Light; purchase of Hospital Beds amongst others.