On the 14th of June, 2018 the Honourable Minister of Finance Mrs. Margaret Mwanakatwe, MP released a statement addressing fiscal and debt challenges for sustained macroeconomic stability and growth. The measures announced by the Ministry of Finance are consistent with PMRC’s recommendations made to Parliament and Government ministries over the last three years. The proposed measures include; strategies to curb the debt stock and the pace of debt accumulation, Government arrears, unsustainable Government expenditure, revenue measures and communication on economic and financial matters.