Togo: National Assembly Kicks Off Budgetary Session

Economic governance
Thursday, 07 September 2023 14:37
Togo: National Assembly Kicks Off Budgetary Session

(Togo First) - Togo’s National Assembly has kickstarted its budgetary session, which will last four months. A solemn ceremony marking the deliberations’ start was held on September 5, at the Assembly’s headquarters. 

During the session, deputies will mainly assess the 2024 Finance Act and discuss its adoption. 

13 Legislative Proposals in the Pipeline

Apart from the main budgetary focus, the session will also deliberate on several significant legislative proposals for the country, with 13 of them currently awaiting discussion by the parliamentarians.

In her opening address, Yawa Djigbodi Tsègan, the President of the National Assembly, pointed out that Togo's macroeconomic outlook is characterized by more robust economic growth and a stable and secure environment that fosters modernization and development.

"Our role will be to provide constructive amendments to these legislative proposals through thorough review both in committee meetings and in the plenary session," the official declared.

While specifics of next year's budgetary proposal remain undisclosed, this year’s budget stands at CFA1,957 billion, excluding the supplementary budget.

Ayi Renaud Dossavi

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