Lahore:President Pakistan Muslim League-N Nawaz Sharif has said that Punjab government while preparing budget for the next fiscal year should ensure austerity in government expenses and generous provision of resources for the progress and prosperity of the masses. He said this while presiding over a meeting held to review the budget proposals by the socio-economic experts of PML-N. Chief Minister Punjab Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif and other leaders of the party also attended the meeting.
Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif directed that maximum resources should be allocated in the next budget for the development of backward areas of Punjab and provision of education, health, public transport and residential facilities to the masses. He said that job opportunities for at least on lakh persons be created in the budget and provision of financial resources should be ensured for self-employment scheme. Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif said that the pivot of economic policies of PML-N should be establishment of prosperous society by resolving peoples’ problems through public resources.