The Financial Year 2019-2020 carries the theme 'Investing in Our Future'. According to Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Doctor Awang Haji Mohd Amin Liew bin Abdullah, Minister at the Prime Minister's Office and Second Minister of Finance and Economy, the theme focuses on the emphasis on government expenditure planning that is currently required through the implementation of efficient programmes and investment initiatives that are capable of providing an ecosystem for economic growth as well as diversification for the present and future without being overly dependent on the government.
Yang Berhormat said the implementation of the said investment initiatives is hoped to stimulate the nation's development by opening up job opportunities in various new fields and industries, increasing business and economic activities as well as providing skilled and marketable human resources. All of these efforts, Yang Berhormat added, is hoped not only to enhance the people's present quality of life and well-being, it can also be enjoyed by future generations. In support of the Financial Year 2019-2020 theme, the government budget will be prioritised in 4 main foci namely: Increasing investment activities; Facilitating Business; Generating Competent and Employable Human Resources; and Safeguarding Public Well-being.
Source: Radio Television Brunei