Wednesday, 19 October, 2016
Finance Minister Felix Mutati will present the 2017 National Budget to Parliament on Friday, 11 November, 2016.
In the run-up to the presentation, the Ministry of Finance will finalise consultations with stakeholders, conduct validation, integrity and consistency checks on proposed policies, programmes, activities, and revenue and expenditure measures. Thereafter, a special purpose team will be assembled and tasked to commence the drafting of the budget speech which shall be presented for consideration by Cabinet before being presented to Parliament.
The 2017 National Budget will be the first annual plan under the economic stabilisation and recovery programme being developed by the Government.