AG: Parenthood assistance to encourage savings

Attorney-General and Minister for Economy, Public Enterprises, Civil Service & Communications Aiyaz Sayed Khaiyum in discussions with opposition MP Jiosefo Dulakiverata, Assistant Minister for Women, Children & Poverty Alleviation Veena Bhatnagar and Oppostition leader Ro Teimumu Kepa during a break in the 2018/2019 national budget briefing yesterday. Picture: JOVESA NAISUA

ECONOMY Minister Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum says one of the rationales behind the parenthood assistance of $1000 per child offered in the 2018-2019 National Budget is to encourage savings. He said the first condition of the parenthood assistance was that the baby must be registered with the Registrar of Births, Deaths and Marriages. “So you have to […]

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