In Gilgit-Baltistan people from various segment of society have welcomed budget proposals of next financial year and termed it balance and people friendly.

Speaker Fida Muhammad Nashad said enhancement in development budget development budget from nine billion to eighteen billion is a historic step of the Government.

It will help to speed up development process, create job opportunities and alleviate poverty.

Deputy Speaker Jafarullah Khan said ten percent increase in salaries and pension will provide relief to the employees.

Minister Information Iqbal Hassan said in the budget social including Health Education and power sectors have been given special attention by allocating handsome amount.


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