The budget serves the classes on the two extremes of the social scale, but offers little to households in the middle
For the country at large, the key change regarding telcos is the reduction in withholding taxes by 2.5 percentage points
The 2021-22 budget is good for businesses, the stock market, the poor and growth. There are no new taxes and no plans to increase
Can the paltry figure of Rs12bn, out of the total layout of Rs8.4tr, sustain the sector let alone revive it?