2018/19 Budget: $70m for newly-formed Waterways ministry

THE Ministry of Waterways and Environment, a newly formed ministry by Government to oversee the works of waterway and environment developments, has been given an allocation of $70million.

In his 2018-2019 National Budget address, Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum said the allocation was because waterways were part of our natural environment.

“It will make funding projects easier and make projects completed more quickly,” he said.

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