Govt to spend resources on education, health and public welfare: Hashim Jawan Bakht : AsiaNet-Pakistan

Govt to spend resources on education, health and public welfare: Hashim Jawan Bakht

May 10, 2019 | | Share:

Lahore, May 10, 2019 (PPI-OT): On the directions of Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar, Finance Minister Hashim Jawan Bakht presided over the meeting of resource mobilization committee at Chief Minister’s Office here on Friday. Different proposals were discussed in detail to enhance the provincial resources. Finance Minister said that taxation is a gateway to development and the goal of economics self-reliance can be achieved by promoting tax culture. He said that national resources will be spent on public welfare and the promotion of health and education sectors adding that funds will also be utilized to improve the standard of basic facilities by enhancing the resources.

The PTI government considers national resources as a public trust and increase in resources is the need of the time so that improvements could be brought through development schemes. Provincial ministers Malik Muhammad Anwar, Muhammad Jahanzeb Khan Khichi, Hafiz Mumtaz Ahmed, Chief Secretary, SMBR, secretaries of finance, excise and taxation, transport, housing departments, PRA officials and others attended the meeting.

For more information, contact:
Directorate General Public Relations, Punjab (DGPR)
Government of the Punjab
21-Mahmood Gaznavi Road (Abbot Road), Lahore, Pakistan
Tel: +92-42-99201390-1-2
Fax: +92-42-99201371-2
E-mail: info@dgpr.punjab.gov.pk
Website: www.dgpr.punjab.gov.pk

Category: General, Official News