The Minister for Finance and Planning, Dr. Philip Mpango tabled the 2018/2019 budget on 14th June, 2018 in the National Assembly in Dodoma. Similar to last year, all East Africa Community member states have themed their budgets around“building an industrial economy for job creation and sustained social welfare”. It is the third budget of the Fifth Phase Government under His Excellency Dr. John Magufuli.
The budget describes the current regime’s ambition of an industrial economy with the main
goals being poverty eradication and transforming Tanzania to a middle income country by