Government has called on the private sector to fully participate in ensuring successful implementation of the 2019 national budget.
And Minister of Finance Margaret Mwanakatwe has urged the private sector to be patriotic in its quest to help grow the economy.
She says it is government’s agenda to see the private sector flourish and help grow the country’s economy.
Mrs. Mwanakatwe was speaking during a post 2019 National Budget Dinner organized by Price Waterhouse Coopers.
And, Mrs. Mwanakatwe further adds that the Public Finance Management Act of 2018 will be more enhanced in the 2019 Budget implementation.
Meanwhile, World Bank Country Economist Zivanemoyo Chinazara said continued engagement between government and private sector is a priority in the successful implementation of the 2019 budget.
And, Price Waterhouse Coopers Tax Partner Director, Jyoti Mistry said there is need for government to drop leading rates further down to see much needed private sector participation in the growth of the economy.