Finance Ministry unveils key deliverables for FY 2021

The Ministry of Finance has outlined its key deliverables for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 most of which have started already in 2020. This was done on Tuesday 6th October 2020 by the Acting Director of Research at the Ministry of Finance Alhaji Abu Komeh during the ongoing FY 2021…

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MoPED Requests Le 20Bn for FY 2021

The Ministry of Planning and Economic Development (MoPED) has proposed Le 20.074.8 Billion for expenditure and budget for the Fiscal Year 2021. This request was made on Tuesday 6th September 2020 during the ongoing FY 2021 budget process at the Ministry of Finance Main Conference Hall in Freetown. According to…

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Finance Minister Projects Major Policy Shifts in FY 2021 Budget

The Minister of Finance Honourable Jacob Jusu Saffa has stated that the government intends to make major policy shifts in the area of agriculture, teenage pregnancy, health system, recurrent spending among others. The Minister made this disclosure on Thursday 1st October 2020 during the formal commencement of the Fiscal Year…

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Government kicks-off the Rehabilitation of 41 Critical Roads

The Government of Sierra Leone represented by the Minister of Finance Hon. Jacob Jusu Saffa, Minister of Works and Public Assets and the Director-General of Sierra Leone Roads Authority has on Wednesday 9th September 2020 signed a Memorandum of Understanding with several road construction companies for the financing of forty-one…

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Re-elected WAMZ Technical Committee Chairman, Sahr L. Jusu calls on the Member States to Sustain the Implementation of Sound Economic Policies.

The Chairman of the Technical Committee of the West African Monetary Zone (WAMZ), Mr. Sahr Lahai Jusu who is also the Financial Secretary at the Ministry of Finance in Sierra Leone has called on member states of WAMZ to sustain the implementation of sound economic policies, including the recommendations preferred…

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Ministry of Finance Certified 30 Economists

After two months of training on enhancing policy development through research and capacity building, the Ministry of Finance has on Friday 4th September 2020 certified thirty economists from the Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Planning and Economic Development, Statistics Sierra Leone, Bank of Sierra Leone, and Parliament Budgetary Office. According…

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Parliament Okays FY 2020 Supplementary Budget

Parliament of the Republic of Sierra Leone has on Friday 24th July 2020 approved the 2020 Financial Year Supplementary Government Budget and Statement of Economic and Financial Policies tabled by the Hon. Minister of Finance Mr. Jacob Jusu Saffa. According to the Finance Minister, the COVID-19 outbreak is threatening to…

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