Western provincial assembly last week passed an additional $4.5 million dollar.
The supplementary amount of just under five million dollar is to cover costs and service up until the next budget session which is due to take place March of 2015.
Lestor Saomasi provincial finance minister presented the estimates at the full Assembly meeting.
He pointed out that continuity of services as well as sums to cover added costs on top of what was set out under the 2014/2015 estimates are necessitate the supplementary estimates.
He told the fully Assembly meeting that the supplementary estimate also exposed certain activities as beyond the 2014/15 limit when the newly formed alliance for rural reform government of Premier Kuve started to carry out is intended policy directives, programs and activities during the past months.
He explained that a sum of $1.6 million dollars has been set aside to cater for activities overlooked under the 2014/15 budget.
Access domestic travel has taken up much costs when the new government began its program and activity, he added.
The Minister mentioned that the $4.5 million dollar supplementary estimate will be collected from several traditional revenue sources. They include, SI Ports Authority property rates $2.6 million, point-six million dollar will be from business licenses
Mr Saomasi told the Assembly the MPA’s Ward grants have also increased although it was said to reflect a reinstatement of initial allocation when the province was working to make a for a balance budget.