Speaking at the third pre-budget round table discussion on Tuesday, Minority Spokesperson on Finance, Cassiel Ato Forson said due to these policies: “Fuel prices have gone up on 17 different occasions in the last 21 months leading to increases in transport fares and food prices.
Good Morning, Ladies and Gentlemen,
Let me welcome and thank you sincerely on behalf of the Minority Caucus for honouring our invitation to the third in the series round-table discussions on the national economy with specific focus on the budget.
On Thursday, 15th November, 2018, the Hon Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta, will present the third budget of the Akufo-Addo government. This will be against the backdrop of implementation of two budgets between 2017 and 2018. Since the presentations of these budget statements, there have been several developments within the economy which have elicited diverse commentary from various stakeholders and segments of society.