Investment in education top priority – Acting PM

Investment in education top priority – Acting PM

By Naveel Krishant
Saturday 25/06/2022
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Investment in education remains a top priority for government.

This was highlighted by the Acting Prime Minister and Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum during a budget consultation at FNU Samabula.

Sayed-Khaiyum says on average, government allocates $700 million to the education sector.

He further says they did not stop free education even though government revenue went down by 50 percent.

Sayed-Khaiyum adds they still had TELS and they made some adjustments but now as the economy gets better they want to continue with that.

Sayed-Khaiyum will deliver the National Budget on the 15th of next month.


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