On the 11th of November 2016, the Minister of Finance, Hon. Felix Mutati MP, delivered the 2017 Budget Address to parliament and the rest of the country. The theme of the 2017 National Budget is “Restoring Fiscal Fitness for Sustained Inclusive Growth and Development”. In order to restore economic stability, the Government has designed an Economic Recovery Programme dubbed “Zambia Plus”. This Programme is aimed at ensuring sustained and inclusive growth. Zambia’s economic recovery programme ‘Zambia Plus’ is a home grown plan designed with the objective of attaining inclusive and sustained growth by Zambians and complimented by cooperating partners.