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Terkper presents mid-year review budget (Photos)

Mr Seth Terkper, Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, presenting the supplementary budget at the Parliament House.

The Minister of Finance, Mr Seth Terkper, yesterday presented the  Mid-Year Review and Supplementary Estimates to Parliament for its approval.

He provided an update on the performance of the economy during the first five months of 2016.

Mr Terkper sought the approval of Parliament for GH¢1,888,203,387 as supplementary estimates for the 2016 Financial Year.  

 The minister said growth of the economy was projected to be 4.1 per cent by the end of the year.  

He gave a progress report on the major government initiatives and programmes that it had been implementing in various sectors of the economy.

Mr Seth Terkper, Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, presenting the supplementary budget at the Parliament House.

The Minority side reacting during the presentation.

 Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh (left)  MP for Manhyia South, interacting with Mr Alfred Agbesi, the Deputy Majority Leader, before the budget reading.

Mr Ato Forson (left),  a Deputy Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Alhaji Muntaka Mohammed Mubarak, (2nd left) chatting with Dr Akoto Osei, (seated left), and Mr Sampson Ahi, the Deputy Minister of Water Resources, Works and Housing.