Focus of budget is on health, education & infrastructure development projects: Jhagra

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Finance Taimur Saleem Jhagra says the focus of next fiscal year budget is on health, education and infrastructure development projects.

Addressing a post-budget news conference in Peshawar on Saturday, he said seventy-five billion rupees revenue target is realistic which will be materialized through Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Revenue Authority.

Taimur Saleem Jhagra said ten billion rupees have been allocated for soft loans to be provided to youth to start their business.

He said huge funds have been allocated in the budget for merged districts to bring them at par with the developed areas.

He thanked the opposition for listening to the budget speech in a peaceful way and committed to value their suggestions in bringing development and prosperity in the province.

Source: Radio Pakistan