House Budgeting Committee to call on Finance Minister to discuss changes to FY2017-18 budget
House to talk FY2017-18 budget amendments with ministers: The House of Representatives’ Budgeting Committee plans to call on Finance Minister Amr El Garhy and other ministers to discuss changes to the FY2017-18 budget, Al Mal reports. The committee has proposed amendments to budget submissions from five ministries including education, higher education, health, supply, and youth,according to Budgeting Committee chair Hossam Issa. Representatives are also finding some of the government’s estimates troubling, MPs Silvia Nabil tells the newspaper. Those include slush fund contributions to state coffers, projected figures for ration card subsidies, as well as estimates for fines such as building code violations.