Parliament votes on budget of Prime Ministry for 2024

Members of the Assembly of People’s Representatives (ARP) passed at a plenary session on Monday afternoon the draft budget of the Prime Ministry for the year 2024.

The bill received 132 votes in favour, one abstention and three votes against.

In figures, the commitment appropriations in the 2024 budget for the Prime Ministry amount to 270 million and 432 thousand dinars, while the payment appropriations are estimated at 272 million and 302 thousand dinars.

The remaining part, that of the Special Treasury Funds, amounts to 3 million and 500 thousand dinars.

Faced with questions and comments from ARP members, Chief of Staff of the Prime Minister, Samia Charfi Gaddour, was invited to defend her department’s budget.

A brief overview of the speeches made by the MPs at the evening plenary session reveals a number of issues that were raised.

MPs stressed the urgent need to speed up the process of digitalisation and governance of the Tunisian administration, which is so eagerly awaited by citizens.

They also
stressed the need to create a legislative and regulatory arsenal capable of streamlining government action.

After the vote, the Speaker of the ARP adjourned the plenary session, which will resume, Tuesday, at 9 a.m., to examine the 2024 State budget.

Source: EN – Agence Tunis Afrique Presse