Abbas Signs into Law 2013 Fiscal Year Budget

RAMALLAH, March 30, 2013 (WAFA) – President Mahmoud Abbas Saturday signed into law the budget for 2013 fiscal year, according to Abbas’ legal advisor Hasan Ouri.

He said Abbas signed into law the $3.8 billion budget submitted by the cabinet on Thursday “as a constitutional requirement before the end of this month, which is the end of the legal period for spending.”

Abbas, said Ouri, “gave us orders to take into consideration any remark from parliamentary blocs, lawmakers and all parties in order to amend the law if public interest requires it.”

Source: WAFA News