MPs get Constituency Development Fund increase from K30m to K40m

Claps of contentment flew from both sides of Parliament on Friday when Finance Minister Felix Mlusu revealed  that Constituency Development Fund (CDF) has been increased from K30 to K40 million.

Malawi members of Parliament  get CDF increase-pic by Lisa Kadango

CDF is the money government gives to MPs to facilitate small development projects in their constituency.

Making the announcement, Mlusu said the increased in the allocation is a reflection of Tonse Alliance government commitment to ensuring local development in the country.

Said Mlusu: “In line with the Government agenda of increased transparency and accountability, I urge all Honourable Members of this august House to exercise prudent financial management in the execution of CDF projects.”

Besides this, Tonse government also plans to build houses for MPs in each constituency but President Lazarus Chakwera says the project will be financed outside budget by private investors.

He is yet to announce the investors.

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Hezekiya mlabani
Hezekiya mlabani
9 months ago

Madness of the politicians am sure with these benefits and finally dwelling house these politicians will be among the highest paid people in Malawi. Yet what do they do for poor Malawians? Sit and fart that’s what they do all day!

sikelo
sikelo
9 months ago

Very good and sweet to hear

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