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Report on municipal election campaign funding to be released in December (First President of Audit Court)

Published the:  28/09/2018

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(TAP) – A report on the funding of the 2018 municipal election campaigns will be released in December, First President of the Audit Court Néjib Gtari Friday said following a meeting with Premier Youssef Chahed.

Gtari also said he briefed the PM about the progress made particularly in drafting the annual report that will be published by the end of the year, said a Prime Ministry press release.

The First President was quoted as saying the Prime Minister underlined the need to increase the financial control of local commnities as part of the urban development and local governance programme.

Gtari commended the government's initiative to make available new headquarters for the institution.

The Audit Court announced on July 27 the extension until August 6 of deadlines for providing statements of bank accounts open for the election campaign and statements of revenue and expenditure for all lists that stood in muncipal elections.

The Audit Court received statements of 803 lists out of a total of 2,074.