MONROVIA, LIBERIA-Hearings for the Draft National Budget for 2020/2021 are continuing today, August 31, 2020, with several government ministries and agencies expected to appear at the National Legislature.

The Legislature’s Joint Committee on Ways, Means, Finance and Development Planning and Public Accounts and Expenditure is conducting the hearings.

A release from the Legislature over the weekend says the Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Information will appear to Monday, August 31, 2020, for the hearings.

According to the release, the Liberia Revenue Authority, Civil Service Agency, General Services Agency and the Liberia Institute for Geo-Information Services (LIGIS) are also expected to appear on Monday.

The hearings will continue   on Tuesday, September 1, 2020, with institutions from the health and agriculture sectors appearing, and on Wednesday, September 2, 2020, universities and other institutions of higher learning will defend their respective budgets.

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Jarp Davies is a Liberian journalist who currently works for the Liberia Broadcasting System (LBS) as Reporter and Newscaster. Jarp has more than thirteen years of experience in journalism since he began work as an intern at the United Nations’ UNMIL Radio in Monrovia. At UNMIL Radio, he rose to the positions of Reporter and Program Producer. Jarp has also worked for several media institutions in Liberia including Infinity Corporation, owner of Power FM and TV, Matrix Media, owner of Capitol FM and Capitol Times Newspaper. The Liberian media practitioner is a graduate of the Jireh School of Journalism and Public Relations and a senior student at the University of Liberia. Jarp Davies can be reached at the following contacts and email: jarpd09@gmail #0886616580/0777835862


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