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Budget will please everyone in country, says PM Imran

Budget will please everyone in country, says PM Imran
June 11, 2021

ISLAMABAD (92 News) - Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan has said that the upcoming budget 2021-22 will please everyone in the country.

"Everyone will be happy today," the prime minister passed the comment when replying to the queries of the journalists outside Parliament House.

Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry earlier said that salaried people would get relief in taxes in the budget.

Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin is presenting the budget for the next fiscal year 2021-22.

National Speaker Asad Qaisar is presiding over the budget session. Prime Minister Imran Khan is also present in the session.

Presenting the budget, the minister said that it was a honour for him to present the budget. "The country was on the verge of bankruptcy when we assumed the power and the current account deficit was US$20," he said.

He said that the government faced the biggest challenge of saving the country from bankruptcy. "We adopted the policy of reducing the expenditures and increasing the income," he maintained.

Shaukat Tarin said that the government faced two waves of coronavirus. "During the coronavirus pandemic, 12 million families were provided financial assistance," he added.