If you were expecting bold reforms in the maiden Budget speech
of Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, after the Narendra Modi-led NDA came back to power with an even greater majority, you are bound to be disappointed.
The Budget speech
in two paragraphs uses the phrase 'structural reforms'...
June 13 marked the ninth time a Finance Cabinet secretary delivered the budget speech
before the National Assembly since we adopted the 2010 Constitution.
Law Minister, Sultan Muhammad Khan who also participated in the budget speech
said that in current year, not a single treasury member had got any development fund.
Shehbaz Sharif during his budget speech
said that during his earlier address in the parliament he had extended offer for sighing of CoE, but the government had not responded positively to his proposal.
PESHAWAR -- The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly witnessed pandemonium on Tuesday as the opposition boycotted the budget speech
of the finance minister after Speaker Mushtaq Ahmad Ghani refused to allow Opposition Leader Akram Khan Durrani to speak about the arrest of co-chairman of Pakistan Peoples Party Asif Ali Zardari and other MNAs.
The opposition parties were seen making a ruckus as Leader of the Opposition Shehbaz Sharif started his budget speech
after much ado.
He was done with the budget speech
in just 32 minutes breaking his own record of doing the same in 38 minutes last year.
After the budget speech
, Punjab Assembly Speaker Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi adjourned the session till Monday, June 17 at 3pm.
Work on necessary infrastructural development and extensive expansion of the information communication technologies has been undertaken with a view to providing easy public service to the doorsteps of the people in the country," Kamal's budget speech
In his budget speech
, the CM also declared Rs17,000 as the minimum wage for the labourers in the provinces.