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June 12, 2021

Raja Basharat terms budget people-friendly

 
June 12, 2021

LAHORE:Punjab Law and Cooperatives Minister Raja Basharat while commenting on the federal budget on Friday said that despite the challenge of corona pandemic, the PTI government had presented a people-friendly budget on which Prime Minister Imran Khan and his government deserved congratulations.

He said that while COVID-19 had brought down the world economy, Imran Khan's wise policies had made the Pakistani economy extraordinarily stable. Raja Basharat said that the targets set in the current budget would boost the national economy further. Lauding the 10 percent increase in salaries and pensions of government employees, he said that the salaries of government employees had also been increased by 25 percent earlier in March. He said that keeping in view the principles of the state of Madina, special care had been taken in the budget for the welfare of the low-income and poor classes and the project of affordable housing and employment for them had been given top priority. Basharat said that Imran Khan had revived the devastated economy with his bravery and now his focus would be on the welfare of the deprived and poor class. He said that InshaAllah the budget of Punjab would also be a reflection of the federal budget for which the chief minister had assured of introducing people-friendly measures.