The Finance Minister on Thursday when presenting the 2023 Budget Statement and Economic Policy of Government to Parliament disclosed that there will be no hiring in the civil and public service..
Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta said his outfit will halt the employment of personnel in the country’s civil and public service from January 2023.
According to him this is geared towards expenditure rationalisation going forward.
Mr Ofori-Atta said the “hiring freeze for civil and public servants” formed part of cabinet directives on expenditure measures in the harsh economic times
Additionally, “no new government agencies shall be established in 2023.”