Malawi Budget: Education Ministry gets the largest share

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The Ministry of Education Science and Technology has gotten the lion’s share of the 2017/18 Malawi national budget, Finance Minister, Goodall Gondwe says.

Gondwe is at the moment making a presentation in Parliament in Lilongwe.

According to Gondwe, the Ministry gets K235 billion which represents 18.% of the total budget.

This means the Ministry has taken off the Agriculture Ministry which was top in the previous budget.

The Agriculture Ministry has gotten K192 Billion which represents 15.5% of the total budget.

The Ministry of Health has  an allocation of K129.0 billion which is 9.9 % of total budget and falls as  the third largest.

The budget is pegged at K 1, 297.2 trillion an increase from about K1 trillion in the 2016/2017 budget.

 

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