UAE government spends AED 29.7 billion in first 9 months of 2016

The total federal government spending of the UAE reached AED 29.7 billion in the first nine months of 2016.

According to Ministry of Finance’s latest report, the spending accounted for 61.2 per cent of the overall approved budget for the same year.

About 35 per cent of the total spending went to general public services, followed by public order and safety affairs sector at 21 per cent.

Education sector got AED 3.8 billion, while over AED 2.6 billion went to the health sector.

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