Burkina Faso
Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso is planning to spend 57.507 billion CFA francs (93.74 million U.S. dollars) in 2017 on better social services in cities.

Economy and Finance Minister Hadizatou Rosine Sori-Coulibaly said Friday in a release that the move is to help municipalities “provide better basic social services.”

“The endowment is a precedent and demonstrates the government’s goodwill to ensure full support to municipalities in carrying out their tasks,” the release said.

It added that the Burkina Faso government has set up a national economic and social development plan aiming to transfer 15 percent of state budget to municipalities by 2020. Enditem

Source: Xinhua/NewsGhana.com.gh

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