Current Date:

Friday, 20 October 2017

Ministerial Sectors Discuss Report on Four Months Performance

Khartoum (SUNA) - A joint meeting of the Council of Ministers' technical ministerial sectors, chaired by Secretary General

of the Council of Ministers, Dr. Omer Mohamed Salih, Monday discussed a report on the performance in the first quarter of the year 2017.
The report included the implementation of several financial policies and procedure and increase of the revenues by 33%, compared to the revenues in the same period in the year 2016, the continuous procedure for rationalizing the expenditure, decrease of the trade balance deficit, increase of the exports by 47.6% and decrease of the imports by 15.2%.
The meeting has underscored the importance of continuing efforts to increase the foreign investments, adopting programs for enhancing the capacity building for the employees at the revenues units, expanding the taxation umbrella, computerization of the Taxation Chamber's work and combating the taxation evasion.