Federal Minister of Finance, Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh said the GDP of the country in the current fiscal year was 3.7 per cent. – AFP Photo

KARACHI: The Federal Minister of Finance, Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh said that producing more jobs and economic growth are the main targets of the upcoming budget.

Federal Minister of Finance, Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh said that Rs 800 billion have been allocated to the provinces within the past two years.

Speaking at a pre-budget seminar in Karachi, Saikh revealed that the government is willing to impose tax with uniform ratio. He further said the GDP of the country in the current fiscal year was 3.7 per cent.

Shaikh added that the government has progressed in the private sector.

Updated May 20, 2012 12:51pm

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