The Minister of Natural Resources and Energy Senator Jabulile Mashwama says Swaziland is ‘on track’ in the provision of access to potable water resources in accordance with the Millenium Development Goals.
The country has already surpassed the African target of 61%. The Minister was speaking at the World Water Day celebrations held at KaBhudla area.
The Minister of Finance Senator Martin Dlamini has presented the 2015/16 National budget with emphasis on a strong and resilient economy, macroeconomic stability, private sector competitiveness, expanding trade and industry, agricultural modernisation and enhancing natural resource management.
He says the objective of Government as per the Programme of Action 2013-2018 is to attain real GDP growth of at least 5 percent per year.
His Majesty King Mswati III has implored Government to develop more affordable institutions of higher learning that will maintain high quality standards of education and be decentralised across the Kingdom.
The King was making his Speech from the Throne when officially opening the second session of the 10th Parliament at Lobamba.