PMRC presentation to Parliamentary Committee on Budget Estimates

The discussions bordered around;

  1.  Fiscal Consolidation for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth.
  2. The specific macroeconomic objectives for 2019.
  3. Major observations on Education, Health and Agriculture allocation
  4. The 5 pillars of the Seventh National Development Plan

Among other points, PMRC submitted that for the 2019 Budget implementation to score above 70% success,

  • Government must enforce and improve public finance management and curbing the misuse of public resources
  • Government must take a decisive position on reducing on debt contraction and put in place a stringent debt management mechanism that would be transparent, accountable and participatory
  • All spending Agencies must adhere to budget provisions as stipulated and there should be strict financial management at all levels.