MPs condemn education supplementary budget

Members of Parliament have condemned the supplementary budget for the Ministry of Education and Skills Development (MoESD), presented by the Minister of Finance and Development Planning, Kenneth this week.

Matambo requested an additional funding amounting to about P568, 968, 430. “The amount is required to pay outstanding tuition fee invoices for students sponsored by the Ministry at various private and public tertiary institutions,” said Matambo.

The money is expected to be used to meet expenditures of among others, the progression of certificate and diploma holders to the next level of qualification for students sponsorship, affirmative action, top achievers sponsorship, back to school and special sponsorship of PhD programmes at BIUST.

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