Budget for 2018 being discussed (Foto: © AFP 2018)
German Bundestag deciding on budget for 2019
Final decisions will be made on Friday
The German Bundestag are deciding on their budget for 2019. The total budget for 2019 is at 356.4 billion euros. A new deficit is to be avoided.
Berlin - The German Bundestag will decide on new budget for 2019 today (10:00). The plan made by Olaf Scholz (SPD), the german minister of finance, will have a volume of 356.4 billion euros.
2019 will be a year for the military, more personnel is planned for police and customs. The department of defense will therefore gain four billion euros in comparison to this year. The governing parties had also agreed to increase the funding of crisis prevention, humanitarian aid and development. Final decisions are planned for friday.