‘Covering deficit gap is joint responsibility’
Darwish bin Ismail al- Balushi, Minister Responsible for Financial Affairs, said in a statement that covering the budget deficit
takes place every year and that there are measures that have been taken and will be taken to cover the deficit.
He also said,”The current situation requires everyone to join hands as covering the deficit is a joint responsibility.”
The Ministry of Finance has been issuing circulars to encourage govt units to limit unnecessary expenditure and denied any secrecy on the measures to rationalize expenditure.
He said the measures taken by the government are clear and tangible and the relevant agencies are well aware of them. ONA