Lahore: Provincial Ministers, Bilal Yasin,Minister for Agriculture, Dr. Farrukh Javed, Rana Mashhood Ahmed Khan and Ata Muhammad Manika, in a joint statement have said that the federal government has presented a balanced and public-friendly budget which will open new avenues of progress and prosperity in the country.
Commenting upon the national budget for the fiscal year 2014-15 today, the Ministers said that as a result of hard decisions taken by PML-N government last year to save the country from bankruptcy, the government has been successful today.
They said that due to revolutionary decision taken by Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, the effects of economic crisis have been dissolved. They said that the budget for the fiscal year 2014-15 is people-friendly and balanced. Federal government has taken another step towards development of agri sector by presenting a farmer-friendly budget,they added.
They said that our government has tried to ensure sovereignty of Pakistan. They said that PML-N government has safeguarded the falling national economy. They said that no burden has been put on the common man rather the government has allocated billions of rupees for providing relief to the masses.
The Ministers said that solid steps have been suggested for the betterment of education, health, agriculture, livestock and other social sectors. They said that a special package has been announced for textile sector which will increase the exports besides strengthening textile sector.
They said that an amount of Rs.205 billion has been allocated for energy projects which is a proof of the fact that the government is sincere in ridding the people of load-shedding. They said that various steps have been suggested for welfare of small farmers. They said that with the establishment of EXIM bank the exports of the country will increase.