Federal Board of Revenue collection target missed, says Javed Abbasi.

 
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Islamabad -- The Upper House is continuing discussion on the budget for next fiscal year. Participating in the debate, PML-N Leader Javed Abbasi said the government has presented a pathetic budget. He said no raise has been announced in the salaries and pensions of government employees to enable them live a dignified life.

He said the Federal Board of Revenue collection target was missed and now the government has again fixed an unrealistic target. Javed Abbas proposed that the development budget for Balochistan should be increased.Senator Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haideri said the government presented a deficit budget and failed to provide relief to the common people and confidence to the agriculture sector as well as the private businesses. Senator Aurangzeb said the government has presented a balanced and better budget in view of the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic.

He lauded the government for presenting an economic stimulus package of worth billions of rupees to facilitate common people and the...

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