Balochistan unveils Rs465.5 billion budget for 2020-21

08:21 PM | 20 Jun, 2020
Balochistan unveils Rs465.5 billion budget for 2020-21
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QUETTA – The Balochistan government on Saturday unveiled the budget for fiscal year 2020-21 with a total outlay of Rs465.528 billion.

Provincial Finance Minister Zahoor Ahmed Buledi presented the budget in Balochistan Assembly in Quetta.

In his speech, the minister said that 309 billion rupees have been allocated for Non-Developmental expenditures while more than 156 billion rupees have been allocated for developmental expenditures.

Zahoor Buledi said that deficit of 87 billion rupees has been shown in the budget.

He further said that more than 63.5 billion rupees have been allocated for uplift of Education sector in the province.

Zahoor Buledi went on saying that over 38 billion rupees have been allocated for Health sector and to provide modern health facilities to the poor masses in the providence.

Earlier, Balochistan Cabinet with Chief Minister Jam Kamal in the chair has approved provincial budget proposals for fiscal year 2020-21.

Addressing the provincial cabinet meeting, Chief Minister said the Budget has been prepared in consultation with all the stakeholders.