Budget to be read on September 30th

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 17:15

The 2017 National Budget of Trinidad and Tobago, will be presented in the Parliament by the Minister of Finance, Colm Imbert on Friday 30th September, 2016 at 1:30 p.m.

The confirmation came from the Ministry of Finance this afternoon.

September 30th is the very last day of this country's financial year, which runs from October 1st to September 30th.

After the Budget is read, it will be debated in both the House of Representatives and the Senate before it can be effected,

in 2015, the Budget was delivered on October 5th, roughly one month after the People's National Movement replaced the People's Partnership at the polls.

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