The PM announced that the government is now taking action against 'benami' properties of Pakistani politicians and will start seizing them from tomorrow.
The MQM leader added that the Sindh government has allocated only Rs30billion for Karachi while the mega city will only receive 10 percent of the budget allocated for education
Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan on Wednesday claimed those making empty threats would fail to block the federal budget-2019-20 in the parliament and vowed to get the budget passed from the house.
Prime Minister Imran Khan here on Monday urged Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's (PTI) lawmakers to play an active role to get the federal budget 2019-20 passed from the parliament.
The provincial government likely to allocate Rs162bn for education, over Rs52bn for health, Rs235bn for annual development project, Rs45bn for police and Rs45bn for local governments in the budget.
Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Vice President Maryam Nawaz Sharif agreed not to let the federal budget-2019-20 be passed in the Parliament.
Punjab Finance Minister Hashim Jawan Bakht unveiled the budget with a total outlay of over Rs2300 bn for the next fiscal year in the assembly.