Minister for Industries and Production Hamad Azhar presented the budget for the next financial year in the National Assembly in which the budget for various sectors, especially health, has been doubled.
In the budget for the next financial year, the amount allocated for health has been significantly increased to more than Rs. 25 billion.
The budget presented in the budget document states that Rs 11 billion was allocated for health for the current financial year 2019-20, but for the next financial year 2020-21, it has been increased by about (130%).
According to the document, the government has allocated Rs 25.50 billion for health for the next financial year.
It should be noted that the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government has presented a budget of Rs 71.36 trillion in which no new tax has been announced.
The budget was presented by Minister for Industries and Production Hamad Azhar in a meeting of the National Assembly chaired by Speaker Asad Qaiser.
Presenting the budget proposals for the financial year 20-2020 in the National Assembly, Minister of State for Industry Hamad Azhar had said that it was an honour and pleasure for him to present the second annual budget of the PTI government.