Melo Media, Wednesday, 15th November, 2023
Nelly Mutti, the Speaker of the National Assembly, has urged Members of Parliament and staff to familiarize themselves with the Public Financial Management system in the country. It is important for them to have a thorough understanding of this system in order to effectively carry out their duties and responsibilities.
During the launch of the Public Financial Management Handbook at the National Assembly in Lusaka, the speaker, Ms. Mutti, emphasized the importance of MPs and staff carrying out their enhanced oversight function in the National Assembly.
The speaker highlighted the efforts made by Zambia in the field of Public Financial Management, including the implementation of key reforms such as the Public Finance Management Act of 2018 and the National Planning and Budgeting Act of
During the parliamentary session, the Speaker addressed the Members of Parliament and challenged them to effectively utilize the Handbook on Public Financial Management. The Speaker emphasized the importance of this resource in providing valuable insights and guidance in navigating the complexities of budgeting and planning. Additionally, the Speaker unveiled the newly constructed office building for the Parliamentary Budget Office, highlighting the commitment to enhancing financial management within the government.