President Arif Alvi summons NA budget session tomorrow

09:39 AM | 9 Jun, 2019
President Arif Alvi summons NA budget session tomorrow
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ISLAMABAD - The President has summoned the 11th session of the National Assembly (NA) to meet in the Parliament House, Islamabad tomorrow (Monday) at 4:00 pm.

According to Radio Pakistan, the Federal budget will be presented in this session.

PM's Advisor on Finance finalizes proposals & allocations for budget

Advisor to Prime Minister on Finance Dr Hafeez Shaikh and his economic team extensively reviewed the upcoming federal Budget on Saturday to finalize proposals and allocations.

In a tweet, the Spokesperson for Finance Division Dr Khaqan Hassan Najeeb said the meeting discussed an increase in allocations of programs for vulnerable segments and measures to protect poor and less privileged segments of the society.

Dr Khaqan Hassan Najeeb said the Federal Budget emphasizes on austerity, fiscal discipline, external sector management and protecting the poor.

He said it focuses on ensuring economic stabilization, undertaking projects which create jobs and providing economic stimulus for sustainable growth.

Dr Khaqan Najeeb hoped that the sound policies will lay the foundation of sustainable growth and secure a better future for the people.

Economic Survey of Pakistan for current financial year 2018-19 will be launched on Monday

Economic Survey of Pakistan for the current financial year 2018-19 will be launched on Monday.

The survey will provide an overview of the national economy, highlighting performance and achievements in different sectors during the fiscal year.

Its launching marks the opening of budget-related events including presentation of the federal budget in the National Assembly on Tuesday.