14 August 2023 (Juba)- President Kiir has signed the 2023-2024 Fiscal Year Budget into law on Monday.
The Appropriation and Financial Bill 2023 was presented to the President by the Speaker of the National Assembly Jemma Nunu Kumba.
Speaking to reporters, Speaker Nunu said the Minister of Finance would table a supplementary budget for the increment of salaries of civil servants by 600 percent in the next five months.
The 2.1 trillion budget was passed with a 400 percent increment in salaries and wages for civil servants, the Army and other organized forces.
The National Assembly passed the Budget on Friday last week after lengthy deliberations.