2008 CEN-SAD budget estimated at over US$10 million

Cotonou- Benin (PANA) -- The 2008 budget of the community of Sahelo-Saharan State s (CEN-SAD) is estimated at US$10.
34 million, according to estimates submitted t o the 16th session of the executive committee which opened on Sunday in Cotonou.
The budget will be submitted to CEN-SAD heads of state who begin their two-day s ummit on Tuesday in Cotonou, the economic capital of Benin Republic.
The budget c overs the fiscal year from 1 April, 2008 to the 31 March, 2009.
Besides the adoption of the budget, the ministers will also look at the financia l documents of the community as well as the expenditure of the community.
The adoption of the programmes and the objectives of the budget based on three- or four- year plans and increase of salaries and allowances of workers will be s o me of the issues the ministers will examine during their meeting that ends on Mo n day.

15 juin 2008 16:37:00




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