Parliament will this week start debates on the 2020 national budget in a move that is expected to set the tone for its approval before end of the year.

Proposals in the budget that was presented by the Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Professor Mthuli Ncube in November will be scrutinised by Members of Parliament in terms of resource allocations.

The portfolio committee on budget, finance and economic development chairperson, honorable Felix Mhona, said the legislators will this week be making their own contributions.

“We expect all the relevant input to come into motion from the key members of Parliament as we seek to ensure the approval process of the budget,”

Presenting the $63,3 billion 2020 budget, Professor Ncube,  said the country is expected to record an economic recovery of up to three percent next year.