YEMEN Press Agency

PM, Finance Minister discuss efforts to prepare 2020 spending plan

SANAA, Sept. 11 (YPA) – Prime Minister Dr. Abdulaziz bin Habtoor on Wednesday discussed with Finance Minister Sharaf al-Din al-Kohlani the efforts exerted to prepare the annual spending plan for the next year, 2020.

The meeting touched on the main funding sources of the plan and the importance of seeking additional sources in accordance with the law in force.

In the meeting, Dr. bin Habtoor urged al-Kohlani to address the difficulties that face the ministry, noting to the exceptional tasks that the ministry and its leadership bear in light of the aggression, siege and economic war on the country by Saudi-led coalition.

Al-Kahlani affirmed that the ministry is continuing to prepare the spending plan according to the Cabinet’s decision to convert the spending plan from semi-annual to annual.

He highly appreciated the support of the Supreme Political Council and the Government to the Finance Ministry and its leadership and their keenness on the success of its work under the current circumstances.