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Govt will get budget passed easily: Sarwar

LAHORE: Punjab Governor Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar met with Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi and other members of the National Assembly.

Chaudhry Sarwar congratulated Speaker National Assembly, Foreign Minister and members of National Assembly for presenting public-friendly budget. Administrative, political and other issues came under discussion during their meeting.

According to a handout Saturday, Asad Qaiser, Mehmood Quraishi met Governor Punjab Mohammad Sarwar in the Federal Capital. Punjab Provincial Minister for Energy Dr Akhtar Malik, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister Malik Amir Dogar and MNA Zain Quraishi were also present. Federal budget, political and administrative issues were discussed during their meeting.

Governor Punjab, Foreign Minister and Speaker National Assembly maintained that the government and its allies will be able to get the federal budget passed easily and the opposition will be defeated.

Sarwar said that unfortunately, the opposition parties are criticizing the federal budget without reading the figures. The federal budget is in accordance with the public’s aspirations as it has provided relief to the public. He further congratulated Prime Minister Imran Khan and his team for presenting a public-friendly budget that has provided relief to the low-income and salaried-class in particular.

Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said that Imran Khan is taking the country in the right direction which is not being tolerated by the opposition, adding that the budget will be passed easily. Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser said that Prime Minister Imran Khan has no personal agenda. He wants the development and stability of the country and he will continue his mission of serving the country, he added.