Opposition parties share expectations of Mboweni's maiden budget speech


- citizen.co.za | 9 months ago

Two opposition parties, the Democratic Alliance (DA) and the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP), shared their expectations of Finance Minister Tito Mboweni’s maiden 2019 budget speech set to be tabled on Wednesday.

The DA said Mboweni had a tough job ahead and would have to make “robust decisions necessary to hold the fiscal line”, while the IFP said it hoped the 2019/2020 budget to be tabled by the finance minister would address the “immediate, short to medium term, and long term challenges” South Africa faces. DA MP Alf Lees said Mboweni’s budget should deal with the following key issues:.

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