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March 3, 2016

Education ministry’s 5.42b proposed budget okayed

Islamabad

 
March 3, 2016

Islamabad

The Rs5.42 billion budgetary allocations proposed by the Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training for its projects in the next fiscal were approved by the relevant standing committee of the National Assembly.

During a meeting at the Pak Secretariat here with Colonel (r) Dr Amirullah Marwat in the chair, the National Assembly Standing Committee on Federal Education and Professional Training examined the proposals of the Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training for funds in the 2016-17 Public Sector Development Programme.

The relevant officials elaborated on the 2016-17 proposed PSDP budget for the ministry and attached departments valuing Rs5.428 billion.

Satisfied with the briefing, the committee unanimously approved the sought-after funds for 23 projects, including eight ongoing, four new and 11 unapproved.  Among the money okayed was Rs4.5 billion for ongoing projects, around Rs100 million for new ones, including establishment of vocational schools and educational leadership and institutional management, and around Rs675 million for unapproved projects.

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