Chakwera spells out tough measures to restore economy  

Malawi President Dr Lazarus Chakwera has ordered Controlling officers to ensure Ministries , Departments and Government agencies are spending within their budget.
Addressing the press at Kamuzu Palace in Lilongwe, Chakwera warns any controlling officer against spending above what they were given.
For this reason Chakwera has directed that no MDA should buy a new vehicle unless approved by his Ministry.
The President has also ordered that no vehicles should be seen around after six unless there is prior permission from his office.
Chakwera did not stop fiscal policy measures from there.
He continued by ordering that no MDA should renew Contract or sign new contract for any activity unless approved to do so.
Chakwera has also ordered that Board members should sit only four times per year.
“Any board meeting more than that should seek permission from his office,” said the president.
The President has also directed that Fuel allocated to the Ministers be reduced by 20%.
According to the president all international trips by MDAs be done only three times to avoid over spending.
The President has since ordered that all senior Government officials should fly economy class.

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Chisale
Chisale
24 days ago

We’ve heard you Mr President. The problem with our civil service is following up and enforcing rules, regulations and, like the subject matter, directives. For example, does it require the whole Minister of Tourism to chase renewal of business? What were the PS, Departmental Head, the Ministry’s Finance man etc etc doing?

Davies Weja
Davies Weja
25 days ago

Bravo bwana president, leadership is all about sacrifices.

braveheart
26 days ago

Shame! I told u! m’busa turn president.Mulira simunati..featuring dictatorship tendencies, shame!

nsabwendiimeneyitu basi.
nsabwendiimeneyitu basi.
26 days ago

Eish ziliko, abale ,zibwezi, azizao a mabwana amaenderaso business class, tinaona ose ma sapota a DPP , pp from UK amaendera kugulilidwa business class ticket.
Eetu.
Lamulo latuluka pano. Koyoko

Chakwera the CAANAN SEER
Chakwera the CAANAN SEER
26 days ago

K300 million to go shopping Mr. Reverand

President Mkango Chisokonezo Manthakanjenjemereza
President Mkango Chisokonezo Manthakanjenjemereza
27 days ago

Good Measures. Need also to look outward like increase in export base like the increase in buying of gold by Reserve bank and sell it outside on large scale.

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