This Week’s Cabinet Meeting Looks into National Budget 2019

AKP Phnom Penh, October 25, 2018 —

Review and discussion on the draft of 2019 national budget law is a top agenda for this Friday’s cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Hun Sen, according to a press release from the government spokesperson’s office.

Before submitting it for a review at the cabinet meeting, the draft law was sent to the Supreme Consultative Council and the body has shared comments for it, it pointed out.

Besides the draft bill on 2019 national budget, the cabinet will also look into budget settlement law 2017 and beyond.

For 2018, Royal Government of Cambodia has allotted an amount of US$5,988 million for the national budget – nearly 25 percent of the country’s gross domestic product, and 15 percent increase compared with 2017 investment.

By Mom Chandara Soleil