Government halts budget release except for salary, allowance and pension

KATHMANDU: The government has decided not to release any amount except salary allowance and pension of the government officials.

The Financial Comptroller General Office (FCGO) has issued a notice asking government offices not to release budget on any heading except salary, allowance and pension of civil servants. The FCGO issued notice to this effect after the Ministry of Finance (MoF) instructed the it not to make payment under any heading for time being.

The FCGO has asked the Comptroller and Auditor General, the Provincial Comptroller of Accounts and the Provincial Accounts Unit Office not to release any budget for three days.

Payment will start from Sunday after the the government registers Replacement Bill in the meeting of the House of Representatives tomorrow, as per FCGO.

Fiscal Nepal |
Thursday September 9, 2021, 03:32:01 PM |

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