Zimbabwe Finance Minister Presents Austerity Budget

Zimbabwe's Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube has proposed a U.S.$8.2 billion budget for 2019 which sees the education ministry getting the highest piece of the cake with an allocation of U.S.$1.1 billion allocation. Presenting his 2019 budget, themed Austerity for Prosperity, Ncube allocated U.S.$700 million towards defence while the health ministry received U.S.$550 million.

Finance and Economic Development Minister Professor Mthuli Ncube poses for a photograph with his briefcase before presenting his 2019 National Budget proposals in Parliament.


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