1998News

National Budget passed

The National Budget bill was converted into law yesterday by the Executive Branch. The 1999 budget is for RD$44,671.7 million. Of the total, 64.4% will be used for current expenses. The government does not contemplate an increase in salaries of public employees nor the military. The 1999 budget is RDR$5,921.8 million more than the budget of 1998.