Balochistan’s budget of over Rs419b presented in PA

Balochistan

QUETTA: Amid opposition’s protest, the provincial finance minister Wednesday presented budget for fiscal year 2019-20 with total outlay of more Rs419bln in Balochistan Assembly.
The provincial assembly was started three hours late with speaker Abdul Qaddus Bizenjo in the chair. The Provincial Finance Minister Zahoor Ahmed Buledi presented the budget. The opposition members protested during the budget speech of the minister and torn the budget copies.
The Finance Minister said the total out lay of the budget is more than four hundred nineteen billion rupees in which 126 billion rupees have been allocated for development and over 257 billion rupees for non-development expenditures while the deficit of the budget is about 49 billion rupees.
He said that over 60 billion rupees have been set aside for education sector whereas 44.6 billion rupees have been allocated to improve the law and order situation. He said that new schools and colleges would be built in the province,

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