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Prime Minister Harris Delivers an $867.9 Million Budget for 2021

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St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN) — A $867.9 million budget for the fiscal year 2021 was presented by the Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Hon. Dr. Timothy Harris at a sitting of the National Assembly of St. Kitts and Nevis on Tuesday, December 15, 2020, at 10 a.m. in the Ballroom of the Marriot Resort.

With the theme, “Fortitude during the pandemic; resilience, recovery and transformation ” Prime Minister Harris said the federation of St. Kitts and Nevis has displayed great strength in coping with the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The government of St. Kitts and Nevis key areas of major allocation for expenditure are;

The Office of the Governor-General — $1,772,162 million

Parliament — $2,598,115 million

Audit Office — $1,251,719

Ministry of Justice and Legal Affairs — $9,786,179

The Office of the Prime Minister — $80,738,722

Ministry of National Security — $86,177,834

Ministry of Internal Trade, Industry, Commerce and Consumer Affairs — $5,343,747

The Ministry of Finance — $258,096,535

Ministry of Community Development, Social Services, and Gender Affairs — $38,210,426

Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Marine Resources — $15,845,890

Ministry of Tourism, Transport, and Ports — $34,097,931

Ministry of Public Infrastructure, Posts, and Urban Development — $66,342,776

Ministry of Education — $103,979,577

Ministry of Health — $65,914,909

Ministry of Youth, Sports, and Culture — $10,365,466

Ministry of Sustainable Development — $26,189,346

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Aviation — $21,777,840

Office of the Attorney General — $12,646,840

Ministry of Labor — $9,115,477

Ministry of Human Settlement, National Health Insurance, Ecclesiastical Affairs, and Social Security — $7,338,609

Ministry of Environment and Cooperatives — $2,757,04

Entrepreneurship and Communications — $7,572,693

On Tuesday, December 08, 2020, Premier of Nevis and Minister of Finance, the Hon. Mark Brantley rolled out a $237.2 million budget for the island of Nevis. The federation’s combined budgets for 2021 is set at $1,105,000,000.01 billion.

 

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