The notes will be introduced in October to, government hopes, end cash shortages which have seen Zimbabweans spending hours in bank queues with limits imposed on daily withdrawals.
The discussion was organised by #THISFLAG pastor Evan Mawarire.
Leader of His Generation Church, Mawarireâ€™s social media campaign highlighting the countryâ€™s economic problems has gone viral, attracting support from Zimbabweans across the world.
Most of the speakers who contributed to Thursdayâ€™s discussion pointed out fiscal indiscipline by the government as the main cause of the countryâ€™s economic problems.
Harare attorney, Advocate Fadzai Mahere, said Mangudyaâ€™s conduct regarding the proposed bond notes was unconstitutional and gross misconduct.
She said the government was enforcing the measures without proper consultations, warning this would cause the already battered economy more problems in the future.
One Marshall Shonhai of Highfield, Harare told the governor that government must expenditure before rushing to print bond notes.
â€œTo be honest with you Governor, we have a government that does not care about its people,â€ he said.
â€œYou cannot lecture to us about consumption because you and your government are consuming more than what we produce. So put your house in order to save this country.â€
He continued: â€œI do not trust you, governor.
â€œHow is it possible the government acquires luxury vehicles for officials and all sorts of incentives when a farmer fails to be paid on time to prepare for the next season only to blame hunger on sanctions that do not exist at all?â€
Opposition Peopleâ€™s Democratic Party (PDP) economy secretary Vincent Musewe called for a change in the way the RBZ has tried to tally the US dollar to the bond note.
â€œTell Chinamasa that no one will accept that bond note. We do not want bond coins/notes because we did not create any of these economic problems we face today.
â€œWe are not here to embarrass you, but we want to save you from drowning into the crisis,â€ Museve told Mangudya.
Another citizen warned Mangudya to be truthful.
â€œGovernor, with all due respect, please be honest with us. We are not fools,â€ he said
â€œI believe everyone here knows the reason why Zimbabwe is in this situation. Corruption, land policies and fiscal indiscipline on the governmentâ€™s part are the reasons for our suffering.
â€œI think something is not being told here. Your push to have this bond note tells us a story that you are hiding.â€
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