Togo Parliament approves budget

05/01/2008
Togo Parliament approves budget

The National Assembly in Togo on Monday approved the 2008 budget which proposed a deficit of 42.45 billion FCFA. The budget estimates public expenditure at 307.62 billion and revenue at 265.17 billion F CFA, thus posting a budget deficit of 42.45 billion FCFA.

The budget proposes expenditure in the social sector such as education, health and employment, and support to the cotton sub-sector, phosphates and banks.The government said it was highlighting social and growth sectors to help the underprivileged segment of the population to fight poverty.

Provision is made in the budget for a 3% increase of salaries of civil servants, continued integration of assistant teachers as well as recruitment of more than 1,000 people in the public service.

MPs of the opposition Union of Forces for Change (UFC) and Committee of Action for Renewal (CAR) voted against the budget saying the review was done hurriedly and did not take the social sectors into account.

 

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PPAAO : nouvel appui de la Banque mondiale

Coopération

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L'heure est à la clarification

Social

Les employeurs rechignent à offrir à leur personnel une protection sociale digne de ce nom. Pourtant les textes sont précis.

Fraude avérée selon la FTF

Sport

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Agriculture : le FIDA en première ligne

Coopération

Le FIDA pourrait jouer un rôle central dans la relance du secteur agricole, estime le secrétaire d’Etat adjoint américain au Trésor.