Finance Ministry Sends Special Directive To All Ministers And Secretaries Instructing Them To Reduce Expenses

February 07, 2022

The Ministry of Finance has sent a special directive to all Ministers and Secretaries to the Ministries instructing them to reduce expenses at state institutions,

The Ministry of Finance has instructed all Ministers and Secretaries of Ministries to refrain from requesting funds for any projects other than those allocated in the Budget.

It also directed that the directives contained in the circular issued on December 21 and the circular issued on January 12 restricting government expenditure be strictly enforced.

It also directed to limit the fuel expenditure of Ministers, Members of Parliament and Heads of Institutions who receive fuel allowances from the Consolidated Fund.

In addition, the Ministry of Finance has instructed to strictly limit all expenses incurred by government agencies such as telephone and electricity expenses.