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Cabinet Meeting adopts draft 2018 Finance Law and 2017 Supplementary Finance Law

Published the:  12/10/2017

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(TAP) - The Cabinet Meeting chaired by The President of the Government Youssef Chahed, adopted on Thursday the draft 2018 Finance Law, the 2017 Supplementary Finance Law and the draft law on amnesty for exchange offenses.

The Cabinet also adopted the draft 2018 economic budget as well as several draft government decrees, including the draft government decree on the establishment of a court of appeal in Siliana.

Several draft decrees related to the civil service, enterprises and public establishments were also adopted by the Cabinet.

The latter started works with the recitation of the Fatiha (first verses of the Koran) in memory of late Health Minister Slim Chaker and the victims of the migrants' boat wreck in the region of Sfax.

Chahed pointed out on the occasion, the need to complete investigations into the circumstances of this incident, reveal the truth and define responsibilities as soon as possible.

He affirmed the National Unity Government’s solidarity with the families of the victims and reiterated the need for local authorities to take the necessary measures to take care of the families of the victims in these tragic circumstances.