State spend MVR3.43bn on Covid-19 curbing efforts so far


Ministry of Finance in their most recent statistical update revealed the government had spent MVR3,433.5 million (MVR3.4 billion) so far on Covid-19 related efforts.

According to the ministry’s recent statistical figures, the government spent MVR1,715.3 million (MVR1.7 billion) so far on total health and social expenses.

Moreover, from the total spending on health and social expenses, 41.0% had been committed spending.

As of 03 June, the total economic response spending stood at MVR1,718.2 million. Furthermore, the ministry reports the economic response spending had not observed any change from the previous week.

Additionally, there had been no disbursements noted for the review period towards any of the Economic Response Plan schemes.