Punjab cabinet approves budget proposals for 2022-23.

LAHORE -- Punjab Chief Minister Hamza Shahbaz approved on Monday the budget proposals for the next fiscal year 2022-23 during a special session of the provincial cabinet.

The Rs3.226 trillion budget for the fiscal year 2022-23 has been termed 'Roshan rahein naya sawera'.

The government has decided to allocate the portfolio of finance minister to Sardar Awais Leghari to present the budget.

The cabinet has approved an increase in the salaries and pensions of government employees and a 15% special allowance.

Moreover, permission has also been granted for the MoU about free medication for all cancer patients.

Commenting on the budget, CM Hamza said the provincial government has worked day and night...

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