The Ministry of Finance and Development Planning has begun disbursing salary checks of Civil Servants for the Month of June to commercial banks as at Friday, June 19, 2020. According to the Ministry, of the 103 spending entities, Seventy-Two received disbursement, and Twenty-four are currently in process, while seven are awaiting signatures.
These entities include Ministry of Youth and Sports, Ministry of Transport, National Legislature, Ministry of National Defense, Civil Service Agency, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Ministry of Labour, Ministry of State for Presidential Affairs, Center for National Documents, Records and Archives, Internal Audit Agency, General Auditing Commission, Liberia Broadcasting System, Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications, Environmental Protection Agency, and the Liberia Board for Nurses/Midwifery, respectively.
Others are community colleges, Booker Washington Institute, Bureau of State Enterprise, Cooperative Development Agency, Fraud Intelligence Unit, Human Rights Commission, IIC, Kakata Rural Teacher Training Institute, Liberia Institute of Public Administration, and Liberia College of Physician, among others.
The rest are Office of the Vice President, the Webbo Rural Teacher Training Institute, National AIDS Commission, JFK Hospital, Judiciary, Liberia Airport Authority, Agricultural and Industrial Training, W.V.S. Tubman University, ZRTTI, Tax Appeal Board, and National Commission on Small Arms, Wash Commission and Forestry Training Institute.
The list continues with NICOL, Council of Chiefs, NPHIL, NAC, NBC, NCHE, and National Commission on Disabled, National Housing and Saving Banks, NIR, National Lottery, NSA, National Veteran Bureau, PPCC, Rubber Development Incorporated and RREA. The Ministry of Finance and Development Planning assures the public that the Government is committed to paying all civil servants on time.
Government says despite the COVID -19 pandemic and its effect on the economy, it is working assiduously to ensure salaries for all civil servants are made current, before the end of the fiscal year 2019/2020.