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05.04.2007 General News

Assembly approves ¢29.7 billion budget


The Wassa West District Assembly has approved a budget of ¢29.7 billion for the 2007 fiscal year to facilitate the provision of infrastructure towards poverty reduction in the district.

The Chairman of the sub-committee on finance and administration for the Assembly, Mr. Alex Quarm, disclosed at an emergency meeting at Tarkwa.

He gave the assurance that the money would be spent in such a way that development would be fairly distributed in the district.

The meeting which was attended by 65 members out of a total of 75 members of the Assembly agreed to allocate ¢200 million as emergency relief to the National Disaster Management Organization and to pass a bye-law to forbid landlords and landladies from providing pan latrines in their homes.

Source: GNA