According to the Budget committee's report on the budget framework paper presented by the Vice Chairperson Patrick Isiagi, debt payments including domestic arrears have eaten up the largest portion taking up 34.4% of the budget equivalent to shillings 15.773 trillion, nearly three quarters of the total revenue collection.
IDA countries are those whose people earn low incomes per year. Uganda is among these countries. The two institutions’ call is directed at the G20 – the 20 most industrialised countries – that are bilateral lenders to the poor countries. China is the biggest lender here.