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President Joyce Banda has warned Malawians to brace themselves for tough time ahead as it will take her government a bit longer to fix the economy.
President Banda said this in her state of address under the theme -Malawi on the road to transformation-that marked the official opening of the 2013/14 budget meeting of the national assembly in Lilongwe.
Banda has since appealed to Malawians experiencing the pain that comes with her governments economic recovery policies to wait with hope. She pointed out that many ministries and departments will have their budgets slashed in order to finance the first ever 2014 tripartite elections.
On this Banda advised ministries and departments to prioritize their activities depending on their importance and use the resources economically. On the 2012/2013 budget president Banda said her PP led government performed exceptionally well. According to her, government collected more in tax revenue by 600 million Kwacha between June to December 2013. Banda has since predicted that Malawi economy will grow by 6.1 percent in the 2013/14 financial year. Here is the full speech: State of the Nation Address Final Copy-1



Comments on: "Tough time for Malawians-Joyce Banda" (1)

  1. samuel said:

    Mphamvu, thawerenga nawo, big up

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