LAHORE: Provincial Ministers for Food Bilal Yasin and Auqaf and Religious Affairs Atta Muhammad Manika have said that Chief Minister Punjab Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif by presenting a historic budget has proved him as a visionary leader and Khadim of the people.
They said that Punjab budget would expedite the process of development and provide modern facilities to the people. Due to good governance of Punjab Chief Minister, the province would emerge as a model of progress, prosperity and human welfare, they added.
The ministers said that Punjab Chief Minister had won the hearts of the people by presenting a development and welfare oriented budget. Bilal Yasin and Ata Manika expressed satisfaction that provincial government considered provision of resources for the education sector as a best investment for bright future of the nation.
They said that a total of 273 billion rupees had been allocated for education sector at provincial and district level in the new budget and 42 percent increase had been made
as compare to the previous budget.
They said that 36 percent more development funds had been allocated for South Punjab as compared to previous budget for the provision of latest facilities, socio-economic development and promotion of education in the region.