Zambia has been Rated among the Least Transparent Countries with regard to the National Budget; According to the Results of the Open Budget Survey 2017; Conducted by the International Budget Partnership Based on Information Assessed between July 2015 and December 2016.
Zambia has been on the Open Budget Survey since 2006 and the 2017 Survey finds that it falls below almost all the other Countries on the Open Budget Index, Scoring 8 Cores out of the 100-Point Scale.
This means Citizens have Little or No Access to Budget Information they need to understand and hold the Government Accountable.
Jesuit Centre For Theological Reflection; Executive Director; Father Emmanuel Mumba attended the Event, which was Held at His Office.
And Joseph Musonda a Principal Planner at the Ministry of Development Planning is Confident that Smart Zambia Program will Address the issue Timely of Financial Documents Online.
JANUARY 31, 2018