Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta will present the 2021 Mid-year budget review to Parliament today in accordance with Section 28 of the Public Financial Management Act, 2016 (Act 921).
The presentation would among other things provide the economic and fiscal performance of the economy for the first half of 2021 as well as provide an update on the implementation of key programmes, including, strategies by the government to create employment for Ghanaians in general and the youth in particular.
A statement from the Ministry also noted that the Mid-year review would also highlight the status of the implementation of the Ghana CARES “Obaatanpå’ Programme that sought to revitalize and transform the economy to pre-pandemic times.
Additionally, the review would focus on revenue, expenditure, and financing performance for the first half of 2021 and provide an overview of the implementation of the 2021 Budget,” it added.
The government’s efforts at securing Covid-19 vaccines for the citizens would also not be left out.