Tax-free budget to address economic woes


Staff Reporter


Advisor to the Prime Minister Dr Zaheer uddin Babar Awan Thursday called on National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser in the Parliament House and discussed various issues encompassing parliamentary business and smooth conduct of budget session of the National Assembly.
Parliamentary business to be taken up in the forthcoming session of the National Assembly was also discussed.
The speaker while talking to the advisor said treasury and the opposition both needed to be credited for smooth conduct of the proceedings of the budget session.
He said members from both sides of the aisle were equal before him and he had always conducted the proceedings of the house strictly in accordance with the rules.
The speaker also praised the parliamentary leaders for their cooperation for facilitating the smooth conduct of budget session.
He said despite fiscal constraints government had presented a tax free and pro-poor budget for which the government needed to be appreciated.

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