47th session of Parliament is slated to open on Friday May 4 to discuss 2018/19 Budget.
Meeting of Parliament, which is the 3rd Meeting of the 47th Session of parliament, is slated for Friday May 4, National Assembly has announced.
A press statement signed by Speaker of the National Assembly, Richard Msowoya, said the meeting will run up to Friday 29th June.
“All cabinet ministers, deputy ministers and honourable members of parliament are summoned to attend the meeting at the time and place indicated until adjournment Sine Die and herein fail not,” the statement reads in part.
President Prof. Peter Mutharika is expected to open the meeting at 10 am in the parliament chamber.
Minister of Finance, Economic Planning and Development Goodall Gondwe has been conducting pre budget consultative meeting with various stakeholders prior to the budget meeting of parliament.
The aim of the consultative meetings is to solicit views, contributions and inputs from stakeholders in the country on the 2018/19 budget.