The government plans to spend approximately $167-billion more for the 2015-2016 fiscal year.
That’s according to the revised estimates of expenditure tabled in the House of Representatives yesterday.
The revised estimates show that government is planning to spend approximately $3-billion less on recurrent expenditure, than was approved in the budget tabled in February last year.
The capital side of the budget shows significant changes.
The government planned to spend $208-billion on capital projects in the budget tabled in February.
But the revised estimates tabled yesterday shows that the expenditure on the capital side of the budget has been increased by just under $170-billion.