Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat will deliver Singapore’s Budget Statement on Monday, February 19. TODAY file photo
SINGAPORE — This year’s Budget statement will be delivered on Feb 19 by Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat, the Ministry of Finance (MOF) announced on Monday (Jan 1).
There will be live television and radio broadcast, as well as webcast on the Budget website (www.singaporebudget.gov.sg). The Budget statement will be uploaded on the website after the speech has been delivered, MOF said.
Real-time updates of key announcements will also be posted on MOF’s Facebook page and Twitter account.
A pre-Budget Facebook question and answer session will be held on government feedback unit Reach’s Facebook page on Thursday from 8pm to 9pm.
The Q&A will be chaired by Holland-Bukit Timah GRC Member of Parliament Liang Eng Hwa, who heads the Government Parliamentary Committee (GPC) for Finance and Trade and Industry, and Fengshan MP Cheryl Chan, who is a member of the GPC.
Singaporeans can also share their views and suggestions in person at booths set up at these areas from 11.30am to 2pm:
- Tanjong Pagar Plaza concourse area (Jan 9)
- Singapore Management University, near Kou Fu Foodcourt (Jan 12)
The feedback exercise will close on Jan 12. The public can also submit their feedback through channels such as the Budget website, as well as Reach’s toll-free hotline 1800-353-5555, its Facebook page and Budget microsite (www.reach.gov.sg/budget2018).
Source: Today Online