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Treasury CS Ukur Yatani ready to deliver the 2022/23 Budget Statement

 

The National Treasury and Planning Cabinet Secretary Ukur Yatani will tomorrow deliver President Uhuru Kenyatta’s administration’s last budget.

 

Yatani is expected to read the budget statement in parliament after 3pm detailing how the Sh3.3 trillion budget will be executed to manage the country in the next one year.

  

Unlike other years, this year’s budget will be read two months before the end of the 2021/22 financial year.

 

A situation Government has explained is being aggravated by the current situations mainly the general elections slated for August 9, 2022.

 

Today at the Treasury Building, the Budget Planning Committee, Administrative secretary, Hiram Kahiru said the budget statement is ready and the CS will present it tomorrow as scheduled.

 

Being read at a time when the country is facing harsh economic conditions, coupled with external shocks that have so far affected the local economy, Kahiru assured that the Government is ready to offer solutions to the challenges.

 

“Government is very much aware that Kenyans like previous years are eagerly waiting for the budget details, until tomorrow at 3pm the details are secret,” said Mr. Kahiru.

 

Speaking today during the preparations for the statement delivery at Treasury building Kahiru said, “no one knows what the budget statement entails and so let us be alert to listen as the CS presents it tomorrow at the Parliament starting at 3pm.”

 

Kenyans are hopeful the Government will highlight strategies to be fast tracked in the next one year to tame challenges the country is grappling with, especially the economy.

Hiram Kahiru (4th left), Administrative Secretary Ministry of Treasury and National Planning who is also the Chairman Budget Planning Committee flanked by other committee members today at the Treasury Building after preparing and putting everything in place for tomorrow’s Budget reading by Cabinet Secretary Ukur Yatani at Parliament Buildings

 

More than 3.1 million Kenyans are facing starvation in 23 counties, a situation that has attracted local and international humanitarian agencies to extend support. The United Nations is leading a group of humanitarian groups to mobilize more than Sh16 billion to feed the hungry Kenyans as well as supporting them to restore collapsed livelihoods.

 

Kenyans also expect the Government will provide solutions to cushion Kenyans against high prices of commodities especially food stuffs and fuel.

 

 

 

 

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