Finance and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa is expected to present the 2017 national budget early next month. The ministry’s permanent secretary Mr Willard Manungo said the process of interrogating the submissions from different stakeholders would be complete soon.
Speaking to The Chronicle, Manungo said,
At the moment we are interrogating the submissions from various Government departments and ministries. We are looking forward to have the budget presented either at the end of the month or early December.
Manungo said the Parliamentary pre-budget seminar that was concluded over the weekend, was aimed at growing the economy through enhancing measures to grow revenue generation. He said the Government, in the upcoming national budget, would also focus on growing revenue generation through Diaspora remittances.