SAARC Chamber terms PA budget as people-friendly, growth-oriented

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President SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Industry Iftikhar Ali Malik on Thursday termed Punjab budget as people friendly and economic development oriented with major thrust on better health coverage, promoting quality education and strengthening agriculture besides fully bolstering SMEs for quick economic growth.

Commenting on the annual budget of Punjab, Iftikhar said that major allocations in health, education, infrastructure development, roads, communication and an excellent package of incentives for industries reflected a clear vision and operational framework of Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and Chief Minister Punjab Hamza Shehbaz to ameliorate the conditions of the downtrodden.—APP