Government of Panama approves $9.7 billion budget for 2009

On Monday, the Government approved the State Budget for the 2009 fiscal year. The $9.76 billion budget is 17% higher than the one for 2008.

Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Items in the budget include $3.4 billion for investments "to strengthen the social protection network, educational programs, and solutions for community problems," a government release stated.
This item also includes public investment for the construction of the Eastern Hospital and to finish the Ciudad Deportiva (City of Sports) which will be named after Panamanian medalist Irving Saladino.

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