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Apr 1, 2020

G.O.B. Cuts Back on Fuel Allocations to Designated Ministries

As part of measures to contain spending in the public sector, the government is cutting fuel allocations for some ministries. The cutback represents a twenty-five percent reduction in allocations to designated ministries. The Financial Secretary, Joseph Waight wrote in a memo that effective today, which is the start of the new financial year; the reductions are to take place. The sectors that will not be affected involve the security forces, transport and health. Government is also imposing a freeze on increments and other allowances that were to be paid to public officers.


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