March 23, 2023

A Deputy Finance Minister, Abena Osei Asare, has clarified the choice for defer the 2022 mid-year financial plan survey show by the Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta.

The show was booked to happen on Wednesday, July 13 however has must be pushed forward because of the appearance of the group from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for the underlying conversations on the chance of Ghana getting a program from the Fund, Madam Osei Asare said.

Talking in interview with columnists in Parliament on Tuesday July 12, she made sense of that the law has specified July 31 for the mid year spending plan show to be done thusly, the public authority, regardless of the deferment, is still inside time.

She said “This first mission is a greater amount of information assortment thus, that is precisely exact thing they are doing. Like I said, with information assortment, you want to give them all that they are mentioning for so we want that existence to take care of them.

“Very much like you are doing a review, you really want to take care of whatever they are requesting. When that’s what you do and it is finished we will come to Parliament and furthermore present the mid year.

“This is the sort of thing we have been doing like clockwork. We planned the date for thirteenth before the declaration of the commitment with the IMF.

“So obviously, as people as we will be, we ought to all comprehend that in this information finding mission of the IMF, we really want that existence to address that and give them. Whenever we are finished, 25th we will come to Parliament and do the mid-year financial plan audit, you ought to all know that per the PMF regulation we have up until 31st July to do that so we are still inside the law and the time.”

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