December 11, 2019 at 7:10 am
The Saudi budget for the next year revealed that 18% of overall expenditure was allocated to military spending, to reach $48.5 billion, down 5 per cent from $51 billion in 2019.
The military sector came as the second economic sector in terms of spending; after education and before health.
The Saudi budget allocated 19 per cent of the state spending for education, esteemed at $ 51.5 billion, and 16 per cent for health at $ 44.5 billion.
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