Government will not bow to pressure to remove subsidies on both fuel and maize-Kabimba

Justice Minister Winter Kabimba has reiterated government’s stand on the removal of subsidies.
Mr. Kabimba says government will not bow to pressure to remove the subsidies on both fuel and maize.
ZANIS reports that the Justice minister said this when he featured on a Zambia National Broadcasting cooperation (ZNBC) television program, dubbed Sunday Interview.
Mr. Kabimba said government will not be sidetracked from making prudent financial decisions by members of the public who were misinterpreting policies.
The Justice minister , who is also ruling Patriotic Front Secretary General , said government’s removal of subsidies is a positive economic move which should be seen as temporal setback but whose benefits will be appreciated in the long term.
He added that according to the ministry of finance, government will gain over KR300 million every month from the removal of subsidies on fuel alone which will be used in driving the nation to economic reliance.