12 Sep 2008
The Honourable Karen Nunez-Teshiera, MP, Minister of Finance, will present the budget for fiscal 2009 in the House of Representatives on Monday September 22, 2008. The sitting commences at 2 p.m. On Friday September 12th, the Minister made the announcement in a brief statement in the House.
This marks the first occasion in which a woman Minister of Finance will present the budget. In 2006 Mrs. Kamla Persad-Bissessar became the first woman to lead the response to the budget, in her capacity as Leader of the Opposition.
View the Budget Presentation live on the Parliament Channel 11 (Cable Television - Trinidad), listen on Parliament Radio 105.5 FM (Trinidad and Tobago), or view on the internet via this website.