Minister of Finance: state budget focused on priorities of citizens with implementation of basic development projects

Riyadh, Rabi’I 17, 1437, December 28, 2015, SPA — Minister of Finance Dr. Ibrahim bin Abdulaziz Al-Assaf said that the state budget for the current year focused on the priorities of citizens with continuation of implementation of key development projects as well as taking advantage of the enormous investment in the Kingdom’s infrastructure and construction, including education and health.

In a statement to the news channel Elekhbariah, he noted the implications of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King of the Two Holy Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud’s speech.

The minister detailed efforts to deal with the drop in oil prices and revenues.

23:52 LOCAL TIME 20:52 GMT