General News of Monday, 29 July 2019
The Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, has said that the Akufo-Addo government has had to take some difficult decisions to correct the wrongs of the past government.
Presenting the Mid-year Budget Review, the Minister said the Akufo-Addo government had showed that it uses the taxes it takes to the benefit of Ghanaians.
“We have entrenched fiscal discipline in our management of the public purse. We have had to take some difficult decisions to correct the wrongs of the past government. The President promised to protect the public purse and that is exactly what we are doing,” he said.
The Finance Minister further said the government had put in place measures to undertake some priority projects to improve the standards of Ghanaians.
“We have successfully completed and exited the International Monetary Fund programme. We are building a confident, strong and ambitious economy,” he said.