PM sets deadline for work on next financial year’s budget.

The presidential advisory committee on budget has been given up to end of November to finalize its work on next financial year’s budget.

The deadline was given by the Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda while addressing the committee’s inaugural meeting in Kampala this afternoon.

Rugunda has urged the team to ensure it beats the deadline as set in the public finance act expressing government’s commitment to deliver the country to middle income status and meet the vision 2040.

He further challenges the committee to work strategically and ensure priorities of the budget are in line with the president’s 23 set guidelines, NDP2 and NRM manifesto.

He says focus should be put on prioritization on improvement of primary education, health services and improved service delivery among others

The committee is to help align the budget to key priorities in the NDP2, Vision 2040 and the NRM manifesto.