Premier and Minister of Finance Dr D Orlando Smith said no new taxes will be included in the 2018/2019 fiscal budget.
The Premier will be making his budget address in the House of Assembly this morning, March 19.
He said this year’s budget will focus on support for local law enforcement to help tackle the recent upsurge in serious crime.
Ahead of another potentially rough hurricane season, Dr Smith said the budget will also address support to the Department of Disaster Management, otherwise known as DDM.
While speaking today on ZBVI radio’s morning news programme, the Premier said the reading of the budget will also address infrastructure, among other things.
“We are looking at repairs to schools, clinics, and particular repairs to our roads and sewerage throughout all the territory; particularly in the East End/Long Look area and in the Cane Garden Bay area,” the Premier said.
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