No Namibian must be left out
The new Minister of Finance, Calle Schlettwein will, with the assistance of Bank of Namibia Governor, Ipumbu Shiimi, National Planning Director Tom Alweendo, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Finance Ericah Shafudah and her deputy, I-Ben Nashandi close the gap on inequality.
This year’s budget theme [No Namibian must be left out] highlighted the fundamental aspiration of the government to engineer all-inclusive growth. Projects of strategic importance including the much anticipated Kudu-to-Gas project which will receive a major boost over the MTEF. Namibia also becomes the second country to introduce environmental taxes while a budget review is on the radar for October/November. (Photograph by Ogone Tlhage)