GOVERNMENT has launched risk management guidelines for the public sector aimed at enhancing transparency, accountability and good governance in the management of public resources. And Germany’s ambassador to Zambia Anne Wagner-Mitchel says implementation of risk management guidelines can assist in enhancing the credibility of the national budget. Speaking during the launch of the guidelines, Tuesday, Finance and National Planning Minister Dr Situmbeko Musokotwane said effective implementation of risk management guidelines would ensure preparedness in the event of unplanned occurrences. “With the launch of the Eighth National Development Plan, the public sector may face several risks in the planning, in the budgeting, and execution of plans which may hinder or threaten the ability to achieve the desired objectives. Some of these…...

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