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    Percentage Of Budget For Education In Pakistan

  • KP Budget 2017-18: KP budget focuses on rapid transport, education

    • Salary head claims Rs218bn • Unrealistic target set for taxmanPESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtun­khwa government on Wednesday presented its Rs603 billion election-year budget, promising a Rapid Bus Transit corridor for the provincial capital at a cost of Rs53bn...

    Finance Minister Muzafar Said presented the budget in the provincial assembly, which he termed ‘tax-free and balanced’...

  • No budget increase for education ministry, HEC

    ISLAMABAD: The federal government has not felt the need to increase the development budgets of the Ministry of Federal Education and the Higher Education Commission (HEC) in the forthcoming fiscal year...

    According to the budget documents for 2015-16, an amount of Rs3...

  • Govt urged to increase education budget to 5pc

    PESHAWAR: Speakers at a seminar on Wednesday urged the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government to increase allocation for the education sector to five per cent...

    Commenting on the pathetic situation of education in KP, Zubair Hafeez said the successive governments had never paid proper heed to improvement of education system, and that was why the situation worsened with passage of time...

  • Education, health to get over 20 per cent more in next KP budget

    TIMERGARA: Provincial Minister for Finance Muzaffar Syed has said that the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government would allocate Rs449 billion for development projects in the province in its tax-free budget for the fiscal year 2015-16...

    “Rs449 billion have been set aside for development projects in the province,” the minister revealed while talking to media persons at Timergara Press Club on Sunday...

  • Budget and education

    PAKISTAN is facing major issues of energy, security, and socio-economic development...

    However, to ensure any concrete improvement, our leaders must realise and recognise the importance of education...

  • Special focus on education in KP budget

    PESHAWAR: The PTI-led coalition government is set to present its third budget on Monday carrying an approximate Rs142 billion Annual Development Programme...

    Minister for Finance Muzafar Said, who will present the budget in the provincial assembly, told Dawn that total size of the budget would be over 472 billion with special focus on education...

  • ‘Hefty’ funds for education in budget: PEF

    LAHORE: Punjab Education Foundation (PEF) Chairman Engineer Qamarul Islam Raja has said that huge funds will be allocated for education in the forthcoming budget...

    “The upcoming provincial budget will be historic with regard to promotion of education,” he said on Saturday...

  • Education, health sectors given boost in Sindh budget

    KARACHI: The largest chunk of Sindh’s budget (27 per cent) has been allocated for the education sector for fiscal year 2017-18, documents show on Monday...

    5 billion for education includes allocations for higher education, technical education, special education and medical education...

  • Education, health and security top priorities in Sindh budget, says Murad

    KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah said on Tuesday that his government gave top priority to education, health and security for which it made hefty allocations in the new budget for financial year 2017-18...

    In his post-budget press conference, he made it clear that the budget he presented on Monday was tax free as no new tax, or even the property tax on houses measuring 120 square yards, was imposed...

  • Marked increase in budget for girls education sought

    PESHAWAR: Participants of a consultative conference have demanded of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government to increase budgetary allocation to education sector, particularly for promotion of girls’ education, in the violence-hit province...

    The conference titled ‘fund the future: invest in girls’ education’, was organised by Pakistan Coalition for Education (PCE), an NGO, in collaboration with Khwendo Kor and IDEA organisations at a local...

  • Experts call for increase in education budget

    ISLAMABAD: Experts at a seminar on Thursday urged the federal and provincial governments to increase the education budget and introduce stringent accountability mechanism in the sector...

    Speaking on the occasion, AJK education minister Mian Abdul Waheed said time had come to change the perception regarding needs and requirements for the distribution of resources for education...

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