Sindh bud­get is bal­anced one: Jam Me­htab

Pakistan Observer - - KARACHI CITY -

KARACHI—Sindh Health Min­is­ter Jam Me­htab Hus­sain Da­har has termed Sindh bud­get for the fis­cal year 2016-17 peo­ple-friendly and a bal­anced bud­get as he said it has cov­ered all de­vel­op­ment sec­tors.

In a state­ment is­sued here on Sun­day, he said that spe­cially health, ed­u­ca­tion and law and or­der have been given pri­or­ity in the bud­get.

He said that it is a land­mark that Rs 160.5 bil­lion for ed­u­ca­tion and Rs 65.9 bil­lion for health had been al­lo­cated that showed gov­ern­ment’s com­mit­ment that it was se­ri­ous in bring­ing re­forms in these vi­tal sec­tors.

The Health Min­is­ter added that fifty thousand new job op­por­tu­ni­ties will be cre­ated in com­ing fis­cal year. The min­is­ter in­vited all stake­hold­ers of the prov­ince to come for­ward and work to­gether for the bet­ter­ment of the peo­ple of Sindh.

He said that the PPP is com­mit­ted to serve the masses and would come up to the ex­pec­ta­tions of the peo­ple.—APP photo

Cit­i­zens en­joy­ing Sun­day hol­i­day at Hawks Bay.—PO

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