Budget 2020-21 approved from NA despite opposition’s criticism

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly of Pakistan approved the federal budget for the fiscal year 2020-2021 on Monday, despite the opposition’s vow to not let it sail through the House.

Federal Minister for Industries and Production Hammad Azhar had presented a Rs7.14 trillion budget for fiscal 2020-21 on June 12.

Today, the government benches were also successful in getting approved the Finance Bill 2020 to give effect to the financial proposals. The amendments proposed by the Opposition in the bill were rejected by the House.

Prime Minister Imran Khan also arrived at the National Assembly session, where the clause-wise amendments to the Finance Bill began in order to sail it through the House.