Punjab Finance Minister Makhdoom Hashim Jawan Bakhat on Friday (June 14) presented the provincial budget worth Rs2.3005 trillion, including Rs0.35 trillion for development, for the fiscal year 2019-20 in Punjab Assembly. The amount allocated to all major sectors was bumped up this year as opposed to the prior year. The Rs2.3-trillion financial budget was increased from Rs 2.027 trillion.
The budget session in the Punjab Assembly started earlier, half an hour behind its scheduled time of 3PM, with Speaker Pervez Elahi in the chair. Chief Minister Usman Buzdar and other provincial cabinet members were also present in the house.
Salient Features of Punjab Budget
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15 July, 2019