General News of Wednesday, 15 November 2023Source: www.ghanaweb.comThe Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, is scheduled to present the 2024 Budget Statement and Economic Policy in parliament on Wednesday, November 15, 2023. The presentation of the annual budget by the finance minister is a constitutional obligation, performed on behalf of the president to affirm the government's commitment to fiscal transparency and responsibility. Meanwhile, in an interview with GhanaWeb TV, the Member of Parliament for Yapei-Kusawgu, John Jinapor, indicated that the budget yet to be presented by the finance minister is going to further impoverish Ghanains. “The expectations are already known, the finance minister himself has told us that he is coming to increase existing taxes. “The Finance Minister met with the Finance Committee yesterday and he said that he is seeking to raise GH¢ 11 Billion.
Source: GhanaWeb November 15, 2023 17:36 UTC