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    Kenaikan Gaji Kakitangan Awam Budget 2016 Pakistan

  • Probe begins into Awam Express crash

    MULTAN: Federal Government Inspector of Railways Mian Arshad reached the Buch railway station on Monday and visited the site where Awam Express had collided with a goods train on Sept 15...

    Published in Dawn, September 20th, 2016...

  • Jibran Nasir launches political party called Aam Awam Movement

    Lawyer and activist Jibran Nasir, who contested the recently-held general elections as an independent candidate, has announced to form a new political party by the name of “Aam Awam Movement (AAM)”...

    Nasir said that the newly launched political movement will work to ensure “the provision of necessities such as water, electricity, healthcare, and education as guaranteed by the Constitution of Pakistan”...

  • SINDH BUDGET 2016-17 : Rs10bn budget for Karachi’s infrastructure

    KARACHI: Without announcing any special package for the country’s commercial capital in its fiscal budget 2016-17, the Sindh government on Saturday allocated Rs10 billion “for major infrastructure projects of Karachi” including the construction of three flyovers and as many underpasses and upgrade/renovation of a couple of major roads...

    In his budget speech in the provincial assembly, Sindh Finance Minister Murad Ali Shah said:...

  • KP BUDGET 2016-17: KP unveils Rs505 billion budget

    PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Rs505 billion budget for the financial year 2016-17 sets aside Rs161bn for the annual development programme (ADP), including Rs36bn foreign assistance, and proposes to create 36,232 jobs, mostly in the health and education sectors...

    KP Finance Minister Muzafar Said, who presented the budget in the provincial assembly on Tuesday amid slogans by opposition members, termed it a balanced budget...

  • Sindh budget 2016-17: Unchanged approach to budget-making

    THE Sindh government’s agriculture budget for 2016-17 has evoked a mixed response from growers...

    For some the budget presents no innovative ideas to pull farming out of its distressed state while others stress the government needs to ensure timely development spending to improve service delivery...

  • Budget 2016-17: Budget and political storms

    Once again the budget is being drawn up in the middle of a political storm...

    PAKISTAN has had a chequered economic history since the sixties when we were about to take off courtesy better planning and consistency in our economic policies...

  • Police seek Rs94 billion budget for 2016-17

    LAHORE: Punjab police have demanded from the government a chopper, 20 armoured personnel carrier (APCs) and six water cannons, seeking Rs94 billion budget for the 2016-17 fiscal year...

    It has also demanded separate budget allocations for the Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) to establish police stations in every district of Punjab...

  • Sindh Budget 2016-17: Rs225bn to be spent on development projects

    KARACHI: Sindh has unveiled Rs225 billion Annual Development Programme (ADP) 2016-17, which is about 27 per cent higher over the outgoing fiscal year’s Rs177bn...

    The total number of schemes has reached 2,773 including 966 new schemes in the ADP 2016-17 as compared to 2,352 including new 590 schemes in the outgoing fiscal year...

  • Punjab budget 2016-17 : 31pc of Rs550bn ADP to be spent on social sector

    LAHORE: The Punjab government has earmarked Rs550 billion for the Annual Development Programme (ADP) for 2016-17, which is 37 per cent higher than the allocation of Rs400bn for the outgoing fiscal year...

    Under ADP 2016-17, the government has allocated 31pc for the social sector followed by infrastructure development 29pc, services sector 20pc, special initiatives/programme and production sector 9pc each and others 2pc...

  • KP Budget 2016-17: Development spending cut by 8pc to Rs161bn

    PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has allocated Rs161 billion for its 2016-17 Annual Development Programme (ADP), which is eight per cent smaller than the outgoing year’s allocation...

    In his budget speech, KP Finance Minister Muzafar Said said the government has to cut outgoing year’s ADP from Rs174...

  • Balochistan Budget 2016-17: Proposed outlay of Rs282bn aims to boost infrastructure

    77 billion budget for the next financial year aims to massively boost its investment in transport, education, health, infrastructure and productive sectors and security to attract foreign investors and turn the province into a regional commercial and industrial hub...

    Chief Minister Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri unveiled the deficit budget in the Balochistan Assembly on Sunday evening...

  • Budget 2016 -17: Growth without development

    7pc growth reported for year to date 2016 in manufacturing comes from greater capacity utilisation in a variety of low-weight sectors — the biggest textiles, with a 20pc index weight, in fact saw a 0...

    However, the services sector there makes more intrinsic value-contribution than in Pakistan — financial services, business processing services and real estate in India generate about 30pc of services GDP, against rather less than 7pc...

  • Balochistan budget 2016-17: Poverty off the radar

    Sadly, the budget for the new financial year — like the previous ones — fails to address these issues...

    “Political expediency of a coalition government has taken precedence over the wellbeing of the citizens of Balochistan, who continue to live in extreme poverty and without access to basic services,” a former Balochistan finance secretary commented on the Rs282bn provincial budget for 2016/2017 that carries a development outlay of...

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