Road to progress

Pakistan Observer - - NATIONAL -

LAHORE— Pro­vin­cial Min­is­ter for Mi­nor­ity Af­fairs and Hu­man Rights Khalil Tahir Sandhu Thurs­day said the Pun­jab gov­ern­ment pre­sented a bal­anced and pub­lic-wel­fare bud­get for fis­cal 2016-17. Talk­ing to APP at the Pun­jab As­sem­bly here, he said that ed­u­ca­tion, health, agri­cul­ture, wa­ter sup­ply and law and or­der sec­tors were given pri­or­ity in the new bud­get doc­u­ment. He said the PML-N gov­ern­ment be­lieved in serv­ing masses with­out any bias and in this re­gard, it had given his­toric re­lief to the com­mon man in the bud­get. “We are striv­ing for set­ting up a so­ci­ety based on pub­lic wel­fare, eco­nomic de­vel­op­ment and jus­tice, and the new bud­get is a step in this di­rec­tion,” he added.—APP

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