Markets in Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad and various other cities remained shut on Saturday.
Giving people final opportunity in case some still in process or facing difficulties, says adviser to PM on finance.
Opposition’s cut motions rejected by a 160-126 vote as their main leaders skip proceedings.
Asad Qaiser promises to "personally look into this matter".
"Will NAB, ISI, IB members now question parliament?" PML-N leader asks about commission that is to probe rise in debts.
PPP stalwart terms fundraising campaign for dams as "cheap popularity".
Finance adviser says "rich people in other countries pay higher taxes" as compared to those of Pakistan.
Federal government has completely ignored new development schemes for sports sector.
Overall, the trade deficit has decreased by 7.28 per cent in the July-April FY2019.
The targets and pace of economic reforms the government has set are formidable.
The basic structure of the budget remains the same as announced by Finance Minister Miftah Ismail.
PPP leaders term amnesty scheme a “move to facilitate the already rich people and further suppress the poor”.
Provincial governments, it would seem, have largely given up their responsibilities as the end of their terms approaches
Reveals only revised targets for current fiscal year.
"The provincial resources are estimated Rs9.6b during the outgoing fiscal year 2017-18," says adviser to Balochistan CM.
Provincial government plans to create more jobs despite slow increase in income and large gaps in investments.
The inspiration for adjustments made in the budget is not immediately obvious to the reader.
All tariff proposals announced in the budget are in violation of rules of business, the Commerce Division tells FBR.
Revenues are expected to increase by 13pc, even though the budget contains no new tax measures.
The govt will generate Rs282bn through its own resources, Rs46.894bn from FPA, Rs15.02bn from PSDP to finance the plan.
The govt has proposed Rs29 billion for 262 ongoing schemes for water supply, sanitation and solid waste management.
More degree, community colleges in the pipeline.
Murad hopeful street crime will soon be overcome.
Rate of minimum pension enhanced from Rs6,000 to Rs10,000.
Special provisions will be made for people with limitations including those with disabilities, says Murad Ali Shah.
Over the past five years, high debt servicing expense and adverse terms of trade eroded domestic capital formation.
“If we do what IMF wants us to do then there will be no need for the programme," says newly appointed finance minister.
Defence ministry urges critics "to realise Pakistan's current security environment and its economic determinants".
Sherry Rehman declares budget presentation without NFC award as unconstitutional; opposition terms budget "disastrous".
Democracy in Pakistan is historically linked to lower GDP growth rates, widening deficits and instability.