Finance Minister Ahmed Munwar proposed an MVR493 million supplementary budget to the parliament.
Proposing the budget during Tuesday’s sitting, finance minister Ahmed Munawar wished the parliament to pass the MVR 493 million budgets as it is.
The news spending the supplementary budget includes,
MVR330 million for the Aasandha Health Insurance scheme
MVR50 Million for fuel imports
MVR47 Million for school digitalization project.
MVR40 Million for the Regional Airports agency.
MVR30 million for purchasing medical supplies and consumables.
MVR26 million for parliamentary by-elections.
The supplementary budget also includes proposed measures to generate income. These measures involve amendment of the revenue stamp law and tax laws.