Punjab Finance Minister Hashim Jawan Bakht delivered the budget speech in newly inaugurated Punjab Assembly.
“ 86 per cent increase has been made in development budget,” said Hashim Jawan Bakhat.
He said that seven new universities were being established in different parts of the province.
“For Health insurance, Rs 80 billion has been allocated,” the Finance Minister said, promising the best health facilities for the public.
He said clean water would be provided and for this purpose, a comprehensive system was being launched in Punjab.
“We will provide the best sanitation system. For this purpose, Rs 4billioin has been allocated,”. He announced Rs 5 billion for environment sector and Aab-e-Pak Authority was being established that would provide water to the public across the province.
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