Bangash terms budget as ‘people friendly’

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Staff Reporter
Peshawar

Special Assistant to Chief Minister for Information, Kamran Bangash on Friday said that federal budget 2021-22 was people-friendly with more incentives for poor and middle class and focus on revenue generations and development activities across the country.

In his reaction over the budget, he said that it was the best budget in present circumstances keeping in view ground realities of our economic situation.

He said that substantial amount of Rs. 260 billion has been allocated for Ehsaas program to alleviate poverty and help needy people especially widows and orphans.

He appreciated the government decision to increase minimum wages of laborers to Rs.20, 000 which will give them much needed relief. Bangash said that increase of development budget from Rs 630 billion to Rs 900 billion will create more employment opportunities.