MCP brands Mid-year Budget Review ‘load of false hopes’

Malawi Congress Party (MCP) has told  Minister of Finance, Economic Planning and Development Goodall Gondwe to  stop giving false promises to people, rubbishing the Mid-Year Budget Review as a a load of false hopes.

Kusamba-Dzonzi: Stop giving Malawians false hope

Making his formal response to the statement, MCP spokesperson on Finance Alexander Kusamba Dzonzi said it had more grey areas in the budget.

“We would like to warn the government  against over committing itself; they should stop giving false hopes to Malawians,” said Dzonzi.

He cited the Kammwamba Coal-fired Power Project, saying  government fif not indicate how much money is needed for it.

Dzonzi also said no funding has been identified for the Blantyre to Chileka or the Mzuzu City dual carriageways.

He also said  Lilongwe is facing pressure of water shortages and said there are “high expectations” that the issue will be resolved  through the development of the Salima- Lilongwe Water  Supply Project to pump water from Lake Malawi.

“We don’t ant ti reach the situation of Cape Town,” said Kusamba Dzonzi.

South Africa-based Khato Holdings Limited of Simbi, through a joint venture of Khato Civils (Pty) Limited and Zambezi (Pty), was contracted by Lilongwe Water Board (LWB) and Malawi Government to install the water pipeline project following a closed tender process involving over six companies and a successful business pitch at the Malawi Investment Forum (MIF).

Dzonzi suggested that  apart from cutting travel budgets,  the Decent and Affordable Housing Subsidy Programme (Dahsp) expenditure should be abolished , the resources can be channelled to a crisis in  the agriculture sector as the country’s  economy is agro-based.

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4 years ago

DPP has attained scrap value…………………………………… i.e. Goodall and DPP have run out of ideas/nothing to share!

Chilichonse akuchita zingokhala zonyika zokha zokha…………………!!

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kaka ni dada
4 years ago

MCP ili ndi anthu anzeru (achinyamata ) nkhalamba za DPP Zidaleka kuganizira anthu ovutika, kwawo ndi kunenepetsa mimba basi.

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