Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu has in the 2021 Budget statement presentation said Ghana's debt stock now stands atÂ GHS291.6billion.
He pegged Ghanaâ€™s fiscal deficit at 13.7 per cent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP).
This deficit, according to him, includes the cost of the financial sector cleanup up.
â€œThe fiscal deficit including the financial sector cost for 2020 is 13 .7 per cent of GDP,â€ the budget said adding that â€œit was financed from both domestic and external sources.â€
Regarding Ghanaâ€™s debt stock, the budget said the total debt rose from 122billion in 2019 to a 291.6billion as of the end of December 2020.
The debt include the cost of the financial sector cleanup, the majority leader added.