Amendments made to the state budget draft law for the fiscal years 2019 and 2020 ensured stability of fuel prices, Head of Finance and Economic Committee at the parliament, Ali Esahaqi, exclusively told Al-Bilad newspaper.

He added that the committee to restructure the support, that was formed by a royal decree, has not yet decided the restructuring mechanism which, he stated, will work to redistribute the budget allocated to the social protection sector, amounting to BD435 million.

Esahaqi explained that the most prominent amendments to the budget allocation of 49 million and 90 thousand dinars for the two fiscal years to support oil products in the domestic market. The amendments raised public revenues to BD5.7 billion, an increase of BD143.8 million over the initial budget estimates.