Govt. to announce people’s friendly budget: Abid

ISLAMABAD: State Minister for Water and Power Abid Sher Ali on Friday said that the government would announce people’s friendly federal budget.

Talking to media outside the Parliament House, he said, “The government was preparing balanced and peoples’ friendly federal budget.”

The Minister said that fruits of the positive economic indicators would soon start trickling down.

He said the economic indicators are showing upward and positive trends during current fiscal year as compared to the last year.

To a question he said coal power generation unit at Port Qasim would provide cheaper electricity. The power generation units in Nandipur and other areas of Punjab would soon be operational, he added.

To another question, he said that National Identity Card and passport would be issued to MQM chief Altaf Hussain after following the set procedure.