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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’...

  • Budget speech and no budget for opposition

    LAHORE: Opposition chose Punjab Finance Minister Dr Ayesha Ghaus Pasha’s budget 2015-16 speech in the presence of Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif in the Punjab Assembly on Friday a perfect occasion to register their protest for not getting development funds for the last two years...

    Wearing black armbands, opposition parties Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf, PML-Q and PPP, led by Opposition Leader Mahmoodur Rasheed, gathered in front of...

  • 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...

    3bn budgetary allocation the provincial government made in the head of its Annual Development...

  • 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...

  • Lahore flowers budget higher than south Punjab’s health budget: Bilawal

    Multan: Pakistan Peop­les Party chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari deplored that religion was being used to play politics in the country and said that the PPP did not believe in linking religion with politics...

    Lashing out at the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief, Mr Bhutto-Zardari said that Imran Khan was an ideological soldier of Maulana Samiul Haq...

  • Budget 2018-19: Besieged Miftah presents budget amid rumpus

    ISLAMABAD: Newly-appointed Finance Minister Miftah Ismail delivered the budget speech on Friday surrounded by his colleagues from the treasury benches, who made a protective circle around him, after some members of opposition parties tried to disrupt his attempts to present the sixth annual budget by the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) government...

    The opposition parties, most prominent among them the Pakistan Peoples Party...

  • 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...

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