Rs1.2 trillion earmarked for Pakistan’s defence in Budget 2020-21

07:14 PM | 12 Jun, 2020
Rs1.2 trillion earmarked for Pakistan’s defence in Budget 2020-21
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ISLAMABAD – The federal government has proposed to allocate over Rs1.2 trillion for defence affairs and services as it unveiled its second budget with a total outlay of Rs7.24 trillion for the next fiscal year 2020-2021 on Friday.

Federal Minister for Industries and Production Hammad Azhar presented the budget in the National Assembly. Prime Minister Imran Khan is also attending the session.

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In previous fiscal year, the government had proposed to allocate Rs1.15 trillion for defence for 2019-20 as compared to the original allocation of Rs 1.1tr for the outgoing year.