National budget passed by Fono Ekepule

The Fono Ekepule has passed the Government’s appropriations bill for the 2020/2021 with a total expenditure budget of $32,504,000 and for the Investment and development projects $23,608,000.

The budget deficit is reduced by 1.5 million bringing the deficit from 7.2 million to 5.7 million.

The injection of 1.5 million into the Budget is from part of the $6 million budget support from the New Zealand Government.

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