Ferrier to table draft 2018 budget today

PHILIPSBURG–Finance Minister Mike Ferrier will table the long-overdue draft 2018 budget in Parliament today, Thursday, at 10:00am.

He will make a presentation on the deficit budget and the impact Hurricane Irma has had on Government’s coffers, in the Central Committee meeting.

Members of Parliament will then have the five-day Carnival holiday stretch to mull over the finer points of the document before continuing their debate on the budget next week.

The Parliament session is open to the public and will be carried live on St. Maarten Cable TV Channel 115, Pearl Radio FM 98.1, SXMGOV Radio 107.9 FM,

www.pearlfmradio.sx ,

www.sxmparliament.org and Facebook.com/Parliament of Sint Maarten.

Source: The Daily Herald https://www.thedailyherald.sx/islands/76108-ferrier-to-table-draft-2018-budget-today