Tarin set to present budget today

ISLAMABAD: The present government is all set to present its third budget for the fiscal year 2021-22 in the National Assembly today (Friday), amid the third wave of Coronavirus (Covid-19), which has affected world economies including Pakistan.
Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue, Shaukat Tarin will present the budget.
The budget has been formulated while considering the impact of Covid-19 on the people and businesses of the country; hence mitigating people’s sufferings, transforming agriculture sector and bolstering businesses would be the main focus of the document.
In addition to fiscal management, revenue mobilisation, measures for economic stabilisation and growth, reduction in non-development expenditures; boosting exports, besides job creation and people friendly policies for the socioeconomic prosperity of the country would feature in the budget.
It would also focus on social sector development, besides introducing reforms for improving governance and boosting private sector investment. – TLTP

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