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Gilgit Baltistan Budget 2019-20 To Be Tabled Today

GILGIT: The budget for the upcoming fiscal year 2019-20 will be presented in Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) Legislative Assembly today (Thursday) which is expected to have an outlay of Rs61 billion.

Muhammad Akbar Khan, GB Minister for Finance Department, will table the budget which is expected to carry Rs2.8billion for the health sector.

Approximately Rs15billion have been allocated in the budget for development purposes, whereas Rs37 billion have been reserved for expenditures on non-development projects.

It has been recommended to increase wages of civil servants of Grade 1 to 16 by 12 per cent and 5 per cent for employees above Grade 16.