The Finance Minister has proposed to reduce allocation to ministries that fail to account for funds disbursed to them by treasury in the national budget, the Standard reports.
Ncube said this while responded to questions raised by the National assembly:
In terms of budgeting in my previous job we used to cut back on budgets for departments that did not account in full on how they had used resources or badly used resources because we had a performance-based budgeting process. But in a sense, this is what we have migrated to.
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Auditor General Miriam Chiri’s audit exposed serious anomalies on how funds allocated to some ministries are used.
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