Citizen Charter of Demands Adopted on PFM Reforms in KP


Abdul Khaliq Qureshi


More than 150 women and 200 men representing CSOs from 12 KP districts, Abbottabad, Battagram, Dera Ismail Khan, Haripur, Karak, Kohat, Mansehra, Mardan, Nowshera, Peshawar Shangla & Swat attended a People’s Assembly on Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Budget FY2019-20 organised by Omar Asghar Khan Foundation in Abbottabad today.
At the event the Foundation presented its analysis of district-wise distribution of development funds, sectoral allocations, fiscal decentralization, gender-based budgets, and trends in block funds in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Budget of FY2019-20 and assessments of the province’s budgets over the past ten years. “Budgets often seem daunting with figures in millions and billions. But it is important to understand that budgets have a direct link with the availability of medicines in a village BHU, provision of drinking water in a VC, regular disposal of garbage in urban neighbourhoods, and, construction of rural link roads,” explained the Foundation’s Executive Director, Ms. Rashida Dohad.

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