Budget 2020-21: Rs 2,874 billion allocated for provinces

Federal Minister of Industries and Production Hammad Azhar, on Friday, presented the federal government’s budget for the fiscal year 2020-21 with Rs 2,874 billion allocated for the provinces.

According to details, the Budget 2020-21 has allocated a total sum of Rs 2 8,874 billion for the provinces.  The province wise distribution can be observed with Sindh getting Rs 742 billion, Punjab Rs 1,439 billion, Balochistan – Rs 265 billion, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa – Rs 472 billion, Azad Kashmir – Rs 72 billion and Rs 32 billion have been allocated to Gilgit Baltistan.

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