Ayesha reviews budget 2016-17 proposals
SALIM AHMED LAHORE—Provincial Finance Minister Dr. Ayesha Ghaus Pasha has said that Budget 2016-17 of Punjab is being arranged while considering reliable economic progress and keeping eye on hurdles, like energy shortage, diminishing security and shortage of trained human power. She said that energy shortage issue is utmost priority, which is effecting from trade to labor and from job holder to retail shops.
Dr. Ayesha Ghaus Pasha expressed such views while presiding over meeting regarding budget preparations. She said that agriculture sector problems can be removed by benefiting from international level researches and use of latest technology, providing quality medicines to counter decreased production of agriculture-products. She said that landowners and farmer issues is being focused. She said that, in this way effort of federal government is speedily implemented with rendering investments in solar, coal, wind and gas power projects and for this purpose Public-Private Partnership is specially focused. She said that along with common man and internal external investors are provided with latest instruments and enhancement of strength of police force to change Thana culture by providing them with information and technology for the betterment of law and order situation in the province.
She said that youngster will be provided with special training which is today the demand of international market and changing increasing population into human power. Provincial Finance Minister has said that raising provincial resources government is turning every stone uncovered to decrease burden of revenue receipts for the poor however, steps are being taken to provide facilities to the poor and earlier implemented taxes will be recovered and recovery from defaulters will be done in this regard.