The Council of Ministers on Friday approved a draft budget of more than $2.3 billion for 2011, an increase of $445 million over the year before.
The Council approved military and security spending of $298 million, including $185 million for the Ministry of Defense.
The Ministry of Interior was budgeted $111 million, the Ministry of Health $165 million and the Ministry of education $218 million.
Defense and security spending reflected an increase of $22 million over the previous year, the largest increase overall.
Spending for the Ministry of Interior rose $1 million, while the Ministry of Health and Ministry of Education saw increases of $21 million and $20 million, respectively.