The National Parliament of Solomon Islands has passed a budget of SBD$3,817,155,702 dollars for 2020.

Total recurrent budget is SBD$2,978,888,059 whilst total Solomon Islands Government (SIG) funded development budget is SBD$627,154,706.

External budget support sits at SBD$371,000,000. This is money that will be received from external sources. From a total of SBD$3.94 billion budget SBD$3.57 billion will be directly from SIG sources while SBD$371 million from external sources.

Debate on the motion of sine die moved by the Prime Minister today also commences and will continue in the next few days as we are counting down to Christmas Day.