Ken Ofori-Atta to present 2024 annual budget statement, economic policy today
The Minister of Finance, Kenneth Ofori-Atta is expected to present the 2024 annual budget statement, economic policy today on the floor of Parliament.
Mr. Ofori-Atta will be presenting the 2024 budget in accordance with Article 179 of the 1992 Constitution and section 21 of the Public Financial Management Act, 2016 (Act 921).
In a communique signed by the Public Relations Unit of the Ministry, it said "This Budget is crucial because it is developed to support the implementation of the IMF-backed Post-Covid-19 Programme of Economic Growth (PC-PEG). It comes just after the successful First Review of the 3-year US$3 billion IMF-ECF Programme"
It added that the Minister will also highlight, among others, the performance of the economy, efforts to boost the productive capacity of the economy through the new Growth Strategy, fiscal measures, and debt management strategies to deepen stability and promote growth.
The statement added that in line with usual practice, Government will undertake a comprehensive post-Budget stakeholder engagements to explain the various policy to the public.
Story by: Joshua Kwabena Smith