MOGADISHU(HALBEEG-News)-Somali minister for civil aviation, Abdullahi Salad Omar today appeared before the parliament ahead of the House debate on aviation bill.
Addressing the lawmakers, the minister said the bill will help the nation to manage its aviation.
“The bill is basic for the civil aviation. It is very important to be improved and implement it so that we compete with the world,” the minister said.
On the other hand, Somali minister for finance has also tabled $7 million supplementary budget before the House.
Mr. Beileh has urged the members to approve the amount to supplement the budget.
Somali cabinet approved $340,060,149 for next year’s budget submitted by the ministry for Finance.
According to Somali Finance minister Abdurahman Duale Bayle, the figure is about 24 per cent rise from last year’s $274.6 million budget.
The minister noted that most of the budget would be financed through local tax collection.
“I pay my gratitude to the Somali people, helping the government’s tax collection in order to achieve self-sufficiency,” said the minister.
The government expects $189.9m (55.8%) from internal sources, while it anticipates $124.6m (44.2%) from the donor community.
Somalia’s economy was forecasted to grow by an average of between 3.5 and 4.5 percent annually in 2019-2022, according to the World Bank.