After a late submission of the draft 2020/2021 fiscal year budget and a subsequent delay in the legislature approving the budget, President George Weah has asked the legislature to pass a resolution authorizing the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning to use one-twelfth of last year’s budget to allow the government to operate temporarily.
President George Weah’s government has finally submitted the draft budget for the 2020-2021 fiscal year to the legislature. The fiscal year has already begun and the draft budget was submitted months later than the legal requirement of the end of April.
Nimbaâ€™s seventh district representative, Roger Domah, has written the House of Representatives to invite authorities of the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning to give reasons for the continuing new cuts in the salaries of legislative staff.
Rider Liberia, the company that provides mechanical services to all vehicles of the Ministry of Health, has agreed to provide fuel to ambulances at the Liberian Government Hospital in Grand Bassa.
The economic and financial crisis in Liberia has spread beyond the banking sectors and into Liberiaâ€™s struggling education sector, with a direct impact on the work of U.S. Peace Corps volunteers teaching in schools in rural Liberia.
Stakeholders in Liberiaâ€™s forest sector have concluded a meeting in Buchanan to discuss ways to manage sustainable and productive forests and reduce conflicts.
Several students attending public schools in Monrovia were injured on Tuesday after officers of the Liberia National Police strongly responded to what was becoming a violent protest.
The board of the National Disaster Management Agency has ordered an audit of the agencyâ€™s financial records by the General Auditing Commission.