In its fourth session that was held in Sayoun, The House of Representatives, chaired by Sultan Al-Barkani, approved today the general budget for 2019 and recommended a number of steps to be followed by the Government as it entrusted its Standing Committees to follow up on their respective implementation.
The general budget resources for the year 2019 were estimated at 2 trillion, one hundred and fifty-nine billion riyals, while the general resources of loans amounted to 2 billion, 159 billion and 271 million riyals.
The recommendations emphasized on reducing the government spending, working on restoring state, expanding oil and gas exports through getting rid of the obstacles that prevent it, the operation of all ports and airports, and most importantly putting an end to the coup.
During today’s session, the parliament referred a bill to classify the Houthis as a terrorist group to a special committee for its consideration and presentation to the Council later.
The parliament also announced it would resume sessions after Eid holiday, about two months from now.