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Provincial Budget of Rs289b presented in Balochistan Assembly

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Published: June 19, 2016 06:37 pm

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ISLAMABAD: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan witnessed presentation of the Provincial Budget worth Rs289 billion rupees for the Financial Year 2016-17.

The budget was presented by Chief Minister Balochistan, Sanaullah Khan Zahri in the absence of the Provincial Finance Minister during first sitting of 30th session of the House on Sunday. The Budget speech of the Chief Minister  and presentation of the annual budget statement for the fiscal year 2016-2017 and the supplementary budget statement for the year 2015-2016 consumed 86 minutes (93%) of the sitting time.

The sitting lasted an hour and 33 minutes and it started fifteen minutes ahead of its scheduled time with thirty two (50%) lawmakers present at the start and 51 (80%) at the time of adjournment. The Speaker Raheela Durrani chaired the entire sitting while the Chief Minister and his counter part, the Opposition Leaders, remained present during the sitting.  Parliamentary leaders of PML-N, NP, PkMAP, PML, ANP, JUI-F and MWM were present while  three members applied for leave.

Meanwhile, lawmakers spoke on two Points of Order consuming one minute of the proceeding. After presentation of the budget, the Speaker adjourned the House to meet again on June 22, 2016 (Wednesday).

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