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AJK Legislative Assembly in Muzaffarabad continued general debate on budget proposals for the fiscal year 2017-18 on the third consecutive day on Monday.

Members from treasury benches in their speeches termed the budget as balanced. They said enhancing ADP to over twenty three billion rupees is the major achievement of PML-N government.

They thanked Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for enhancing development budget of the state in addition to inclusion of major projects in Federal Development Programme.         

Taking part in the discussion, parliamentary leader of PPP Chaudhry Abdul Majeed criticized government for ignoring opposition in consultation process. He stressed the need for equitable distribution of development fund and its transparent utilization.

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