Seychelles Government Spending to Rise 18% in 2012, Nation Says

Seychelles’ government expenditure will increase 18 percent to 3.56 billion rupees ($273 million) in 2012, the Nation reported, citing data published in the country’s Official Gazette.

Allocations to the health and education ministries account for 23 percent of the national budget, the Mahe-based newspaper said in on its website today.

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