Dar said this during a debate on Finance Bill 2013-14, passed without incorporating any amendments from the opposition.
A deficit of Rs7.94 bn has been reflected in the budget, however, Rs43. 913 bn have been allocated for developments.
Opposition leader in NA Khursheed Shah said increase in sales tax would affect the poor man.
Every incoming government promises more spending on education, and yet one finds millions of illiterate in Pakistan.
Analysts believe that the new budget lacks details of avaliable resources and will fuel price hike.