Panama- Un budget of $150 million for him 2023 approved the National Assembly of Deputies for the functioning of that State body, which represents a increase of a 4% ($6 million), for on topto the one established for this yearwhat happened with $143.9 million.
Is number does not fit nothing at austerity measures agreed by him Executiveor around the reduction of public spending by 10%.
According to a document posted on the Assembly’s website, of those $150 milliona total of $138.3 million will be used for the functioning of this state body and $11.6 millions for investments.
During the tocurrent administration governmental the assembly budget has reflected a increase constant, since during the 2020 this was dand $99.6 million, in the 2021 of $107 million and the one of this year is of $143.9 million.
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According to him independent deputy Juan Diego Vásquez, “It is necessary to make a deep analysis of the entire general budget of the State, because it is necessary to ensure that all the institutions in the three organs of the State have true austerity.”
He argued that what it is necessary it is “hire the necessary personnel to cover the specific functions” in each of the state institutions, “Not one more person can be hired or hired to do anyone’s politics, neither in the ministries nor in the Assembly, nor in any space.”
From his point of view, it is importantand carry out a detailed analysis in the budget next year, to understand in where are the payrolls going to increase, “Because it is not justified that the forms continue to increase.”
He highlighted that all state bodies They have to be part of the restructuring of budgetbecause the “President made a commitment at the level of Executive and the Assembly and the Judicial authority must follow him for whatThe budget reflects people’s needs.”
He stressed that what must be done is encourage investments so that the economy is dynamiclet there be less expenses of operationhey a control of who is there working, “Those who don’t work or are doing politics have to go home.”
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