Budget 2019 to be delivered on Feb 18

Budget 2019 to be delivered on Feb 18

Heng Swee Keat budget arrival
Minister for Finance Heng Swee Keat arrives in Parliament to deliver Budget 2018. (Photo: Gaya Chandramohan) 

SINGAPORE: Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat will deliver Singapore’s 2019 Budget Statement in Parliament on Feb 18.

In a press release on Tuesday (Jan 1), the Ministry of Finance (MOF) said there will be live television and radio coverage of the Budget Statement. A live webcast will also be available on the ministry’s Singapore Budget website.

The Budget Statement will be uploaded on the Singapore Budget website after the speech has been delivered, MOF added.

Real-time updates of key announcements from the Budget Statement will be posted on the MOF Facebook page and the MOF Twitter account.

A Pre-Budget session to engage young Singaporeans will be organised by the National Youth Council on Jan 10 from 7pm to 10pm, according to the release. 

Singaporeans can also share their views and suggestions in person on Budget 2019 at the REACH Pre-Budget Listening Points that are easily accessible, open booths for Singaporeans to share their feedback.

The ongoing feedback exercise will close on Jan 11.

Source: CNA/mn

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