Govt to present National Budget on November 11

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The national Budget will be presented on Friday, November 11, 2016 to Parliament by Finance Minister, Felix Mutati.
According to a press release made available to ZANIS by Ministry of Finance Head of Media and Public Relations, Chileshe Kandeta,, the earmarked budget will be the first annual plan under the economic
stabilisation and recovery programme being developed by the government.
Mr Kandeta said in the coming days before the 2017 budget presentation ceremony, the Ministry of Finance will be finalising consultations and conduct validation.
He said the ministry will further employ integrity and consistency checks in the proposed policies, programs, activities, and revenue and expenditure measures before the budget date.
Mr Kandeta stated that a special purpose team will be assembled and tasked to commence the drafting of the budget speech to be presented for consideration by Cabinet before its final presentation to Parliament.