MVR 184.1 million has been set as the Parliament's budget for the upcoming year.
The Parliament's General Purpose Committee approved the budget on Monday. All members present at Monday's committee meeting were in favor of approving the budget. As the meeting was held behind closed doors, no further information regarding the budget is available at this time.
The Parliament's budget for the current year is MVR 177.8 million. The budget for 2022 is an increase of MVR 6.3 million from this year's budget.
According to the Standing Order of the Parliament, the parliament's General Purpose Committee must approve the parliament's budget before it is included in the national budget. It also states that the approved budget must be released to the parliament without further amendment.