A Royal Decree was issued here yesterday on the State's General Budget for the Fiscal Year 1439/1440 AH, as follows:
We, Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the King of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, officially, decreed the following:
First: Revenues of the state for the Fiscal Year 1439/1440 AH to be estimated and state expenditure to be approved, as follows:
1 - Revenues to be estimated at a sum of (SR783,000,000,000), or Seven hundred and eighty three billion Saudi Riyals.
2 - Expenditures to be approved at a sum of (SR978,000,000,000), or Nine hundred and seventy eight billion Saudi Riyals.
3 - The Deficit to be estimated at a sum of (SR195,000,000,000), or One hundred and ninety five billion Saudi Riyals.