President Sirleaf Signed into law the National Budget for the 2009/2010 Fiscal Year
According to an Executive Mansion release, the President commended the Ways and Means Committee of both the Senate and House for their professionalism and the timeliness which characterized the budgetary process. “This is a record as far as the passage is concerned and shows the level of efficiency and commitment,” the Liberian leader observed.
The President also thanked the National Legislature for reaching a compromise regarding the County Development Funds. The President frowned on the slowness in completing development projects, noting that the processes have not served the Liberian people well. She expressed hope that with the passage of the 2009/10 National Budget, meetings will be held for the development projects across the country to be decided.
Present at the ceremony were Senate Executive Committee Chairman and Gbarpolu County Senator Daniel Naatehn, Grand Bassa County Senator Gbezhongar Findley; Bomi County Representative Haja Fata Siryon; Nimba County Representative Nohn Kidau; Lofa County Representative Malian Jalebah; Finance Minister Augustine Ngafuan; and Minister of State for Economic and Legal Affairs, Morris Saytumah.
Source: Liberian Government