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Budget 2009 Will Be On Thursday, 22 January

21 Nov 2008

PM Lee had recently announced that the date for Budget 2009 will be brought forward from February to January 2009.

2. The 2009 Budget Speech will be delivered in Parliament on Thursday, 22 January 2009. Parliament will sit to debate the Budget from 3 February 2009.

3. With this change, the closing date for the Budget feedback exercise will be brought forward to 31 Dec 2008. Singaporeans can give their views on how the Budget can enhance our economy and fulfill their aspirations for Singapore through the Budget 2009 website; REACH's SMS channel: 9-Speak-Up (9-77325-87) in English, Malay, or Chinese; as well as via mail, phone or facsimile. (More information is also available on the Budget 2009 website)