PPI Original Text (PPI-OT) – Minister for Finance terms Federal Budget a balanced one

Peshawar, June 04, 2012 (PPI-OT): The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Finance, Engr. Muhammad Humayun Khan while terming the Federal Budget a balanced one has said that in difficult economic situation it was not possible to present better budget than it.

In a facilitation message issued here in the name of Abdul Hafeez Sheikh, Federal Finance Minister, Humayun Khan congratulated him on presentation of an appropriate budget. He said that this is a tax free budget. While two thousands Utility Stores would be established to provide essential commodities on low rates to the common man.

He, while referring to the considerable increase in salary of government employees said that PPP was the party of labour class and added that it increased salary of government employees whenever it came to power. Consequently, the government employees could perform their official obligations with full concentration and peace of mind which help reduce the public grievances.

The Provincial Minister also condemned the undemocratic attitude and making noise by the Opposition in the National Assembly. Using the right of agitation by crossing limits is also not fair.

Meanwhile, the Provincial Senior Minister Rahimdad Khan has also appreciated the Federal Budget and termed it a welfare oriented balanced budget.

For more information, contact:
Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Tel: 091 921 1789
Email: info@khyberpakhtunkhwa.gov.pk

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