As many as 199 out of the 340 lawmakers (59pc) participated in the general discussion on the budget despite the Covid-19 pandemic.
Locals’ participation, ownership of mega-development process will ensure real security to the numerous development schemes.
The provincial development strategy hinges on how the pandemic evolves over the next six months.
"What happened in Mumbai, they wanted to do the same [in Karachi]; they wanted to spread uncertainty."
Says his government believes in equal development of the province.
No new tax imposed in the budget 2020-21; council condemns attack on PSX.
Most amendments related to income tax measures; big incentives for construction, electric vehicles.
Opposition faces 160-119 vote defeat on a clause of finance bill.
Bilawal lashes out at premier over pandemic response, Khawaja Asif says PTI govt needs to be stopped from causing further damage.
Ministers say relief has been provided to poor people.
The province has not been able to make any noticeable progress in mitigating widespread poverty.
Q-League keeps away from dinner hosted by prime minister.
"Prime Minister Imran Khan has become a national liability," says PML-N leader Khawaja Asif.
Opposition seeks details of assets of PM’s aides, resignation of aviation minister.
BNP-M lawmaker says Balochistan government ignored constituencies of the opposition members in the budget.
Ruling given after ministers’ refusal to withdraw suggestion.
Opposition criticises Sindh govt for "doing nothing for the people", 14-hour-long power outages in metropolis.
Senators recommend 10pc increase in salaries; double health, education budgets.
MQM-P's Javed Hanif terms budget "illegal", PPP's Burhan Chandio criticises federal govt for "miserable performance".
Describes Imran Farooq murder verdict as a fair judgement.
PESHAWAR: The development budget of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has dropped slightly from the projected amount last year due...
Government employees’ salaries increased; Rs6bn allocated for subsidy on wheat.
Rs318bn set aside for uplift projects, Rs124bn for health and Rs39bn for education; no new tax imposed; Rs24bn earmarked for tackling Covid-19.
PML-N legislators slam "commercial" use of cantonment lands, Raja Pervez Ashraf says inadequate funds allocated to fight corona.
Rs115bn set aside for recurring expenditures, Rs24.5bn for development activities; revenue generation target set at Rs119.61bn.
Say there should be more focus on agriculture during pandemic.
Documents show province to get Rs477bn from federal divisible pool, Rs58.2bn as hydel profit.
Only PTV will cover budget session.
This year there is literally no revenue plan. No explanation on how the trillion rupees of additional revenue will be collected.
Allocations have been made for key healthcare facilities across the province.