The key characteristic of ROB is that it links financial planning to strategic planning, and ensures that available financial resources are allocated and distributed among ministries and government departments according to national priorities to achieve the anticipated results. Based on the ROB methodology, ministries, government departments and units prepare preliminary self-assessment reports of their KPIs at the strategic and program levels and include them in their budget proposals that are submitted to the General Budget Department.
The General Budget Department serves as a tool for controlling public finance as it monitors and controls budget execution throughout the year in accordance with the General Budget Law, and related laws and regulations before the disbursement of allocations.
Gender / Child Responsive Budgeting stands for budgets that take into account the needs of children and women and include the necessary allocations to meet those needs.
Key performance indicators are standard tools for measuring progress made towards achieving of the objectives, programs, projects and performance monitoring
A supplement to the General Budget Law is issued during the fiscal year if public interest requires the disbursement of additional funds for which there are no allocations in the general budget law.
The Prime Minister issues each year the general budget circular for preparing the draft general budget law, government units’ budgets law, and the manpower by-law for ministries and government departments and units. The circular includes the financial procedures that the government will follow to prepare the budget proposals for the budget year as well as two indicative years. It also includes the main projections, assumptions and financial procedures for formulating budget estimates. The circular also indicates expenditure ceilings for each ministry / government department as well as procedures and instructions that ministries, government departments and units must comply with in preparing their budget proposals.
The chart of accounts is an account tree that includes the main classifications for preparing the general budget. The chart of accounts also provides the structure and components of each classification. These classifications are: Financing Classification, Regulatory Classification, Functional classification, Program Classification, Geographical Classification and the General Ledger Account.
GBD holds honoring ceremony for Department’s retired employees01/02/2018 Budget transparency
Jordan progresses 8 points in the budget transparency standard within the International Open Budget Index Survey of 2017 (OBS)30/01/2018 Workshop
GBD holds a workshop for its employees on the financial analysis17/01/2018 Royal Decree
The Issuance of the Royal Decree to approve the General Budget Law and the Government Units Budgets Law for Fiscal Year 2018.23/11/2017 The Ministers Council
The Ministers Council approves on Draft of the General Budget law and Draft of the Government Units Budgets law for the Fiscal Year 201802/10/2017 Circular issued
2018 Draft General Budget Law and Draft Government Units’ Budgets Law Circular issued.24/09/2017 Governorates councils
Holding meetings with the governorates councils on procedures of the preparation and approval of the governorates budgets for the year 2018.