Greater Santo Domingo concentrates 53% of the National Budget for 2023


Staff member
Feb 20, 2019

The Abinader administration National Budget 2023 bill (PGE 2023) has allocated 40% of the budget infrastructure works to the province of Santo Domingo. The province of Santo Domingo is assigned works for RD$22.44 billion. The province of Santo Domingo is the most populated in the Dominican Republic. President Luis Abinader is up for reelection in 2024.

The capital city of Santo Domingo, or the National District, is allocated 13% of the public works investments in the budget. The National District + province of Santo Domingo make up Greater Santo Domingo and are getting 53% of all government capital investments in 2023.

Mass transit works are under construction in Greater Santo Domingo. These include the Santo Domingo West and Los Alcarrizos cable car system and the extension of Metro Line 1 into Santo Domingo North.

For the National District, there...

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