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Earth-shattering Mega bucks budget for swelling Covid-19 to be tabled in Gauteng

Nie Cele

Its official! Finance and e-Government MEC Nomantu Nkomo-Ralehoko is expected to present Gauteng’s Provincial Special Adjustment Budget to a Virtual Sitting of the Legislature this Thursday, 23 July 2020. 

Amongst other things, the valuable Budget will outline how the provincial government will fund its response plan to Covid-19 pandemic going forward.

According to a terse statement issued by the department, the expected earth shattering Special Adjustment Budget will also highlight key interventions to address economic and social challenges associated with Covid-19.

Furthermore the department said, the Supplementary budget will also highlight key interventions to transform and stimulate the economy of the Gauteng City Region beyond this Covid-19 pandemic in line with the Growing Gauteng Together (GGT2030) plan.

DID YOU KNOW?

  • As of 21 July 2020, a cumulative total of 381 798 confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded with 8 170 new cases identified.
  • According to the National Heath Department, Gauteng leads the pack with 36.5% cases reported.

Tweet the MEC @NkomoNomantu or join the conversation by using the hashtag #GPBudget2020 on social media.

This message is brought to you by the Gauteng Provincial Government. Growing Gauteng Together!

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