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Mthuli Told To Prioritise Civil Servants' Salaries In The 2022 Budget

Mthuli Told To Prioritise Civil Servants' Salaries In The 2022 Budget

The Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare has implored Finance and Economic Development Minister, Mthuli Ncube, to prioritise the improvement of salaries and benefits of civil servants when he presents the 2022 national Budget next month.

The Committee recommended that civil servants’ salaries and monthly pension payouts should be pegged above the poverty datum line (PDL).

According to the Consumer Council of Zimbabwe, the cost of living for a family of six is nearly ZWL$50 000.

It recommended Ncube to focus on growing the revenue base so as to offer some relief to Government workers, “for example tapping into taxing the informal sector”.

The Committee also said Ncube should address inconsistencies in the currencies being used in the country which has seen fuel and rentals being charged in US dollars, while salaries remain in Zimbabwe dollars.

It further recommended that the US$50 per week foreign currency facility being disbursed through Bureaux de Change should be made available through the mainstream banking sector to make it accessible to all.

Additionally, the Committee recommended that Ncube should consider introducing mobile Bureau de Changes to cater for rural areas.

It added that the 2022 national Budget should allocate more funding towards supporting social welfare programmes targeting vulnerable groups, particularly persons with disabilities.

The Committee recommended that the creation of an electronic database of persons with disabilities should be prioritised.

More: The Herald


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8 Comments

Blessing Chisipo 6 months ago

Vanhu varwadziwa umm


Cobra King 6 months ago

As a teacher work according to your salary not job description.


Mr ndhlumbi 6 months ago

Instead of increasing the salaries u r decreasing it through yo back dated NASSA contributions. Give us money now. Some of us have not yet recieved CALA workshop allowances but yet u r demanding us to do the Calaz.


Mr, Maidza 6 months ago

Mr,Ndlumbi, I have the same fat,we are still waiting for the Call money up to now,and the value of their RTGS is being eroded daily ,we were together at Bindura University sir

Doroguru 6 months ago

2022 kure uko. November uno acharwadza vanhu worse nema backdated deductions eNSSA.


Mr ndhlumbi 6 months ago

Taura hako Nassa yacho haina kurongeka it means the gvt 2 is not in order. Restall legacy pliz

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NHM 6 months ago

Ndopasina zvozikana paya- soneone who even failed his family and business how can he run a country's economy. Zimbabwe will be better off without a minister of finance


Mr Unknown 6 months ago

Economics dzavo dzekufungidzira dzikukwadzisa vanhu


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