People’s Party President, Mike Mulongoti, has advised People against Expecting too much from Today’s Budget Presentation.
The Budget is Coming Amidst the Low Growth of the Economy on Account of External and Domestic Challenges with Growth Projected to be a at less than 3 Percent by the End of the this Year.
The Government has created what it is calling the Economic Recovery Programme also referred to as “ZAMBIA PLUS” standing on Five Pillars of Projected National Development.
Finance Minister Felix Mutati, is Expected to Allocate Resources in line with the Five Pillars of the Economic Recovery Program.
In the Meantime, Patriotic Front, Mbala Member of Parliament who is Parliamentary Caucus on Nutrition Chairman, Mwalimu Simfukwe is Optimistic that Social Protection will receive increased Funding.
The 2017 National Budget will be presented this Afternoon in the First Session of the 12th National Assembly.