June 17, 2020

Post-budget press conference: ‘Punjab to review expenditures every month due to Covid-19’

LAHORE: Punjab Finance Minister Hashim Jawan Bakht on Tuesday said if the federal government paid the pending receivables of the province, a much better budget could be presented while the government did the best effort for this budget in the existing Covid-19 pandemic.“The decision of not increasing the salaries and pension of government employees was very difficult but the government did not have any other option. The government will review the expenditures on a monthly basis during the...