2019 Budget presented by Min. Jordan…

— Govt’s 2019 fiscal package dedicated to quality of life of the people of Guyana

DPI, Guyana, Monday, November 26, 2018

2019 is set to be a significant year for the people of Guyana. According to Finance Minister, Winston Jordan, 2019 will see preparation for the country’s Golden Jubilee (2020), General and Regional Elections and, the year preceding the year (2018) of Guyana’s oil find.  

Minister of Finance Winston Jordan presenting the 2019 National Budget

Minister Jordan made the remarks as he presented the country’s fiscal package for the year 2019.

He assured that government has put measures in place to ensure that economic growth, expected from the oil find, will benefit all Guyanese.

The theme of the 2019 National Budget is “Transforming the Economy, Empowering People, Building Sustainable Communities for Good Life”

The minister also assured that government will not incur national debts in lieu of the oil find.

“There will be freedom of new opportunities” Min. Jordan.

The minimum wage has also been raised to sixty-four thousand, two hundred dollars.

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