March 2006 News

Rs 6.8 billion NAs budget presented

24 March 2006
The Daily Times

Gilgit: Mir Ghazanfar Ali Khan, the Northern Areas (NAs) deputy chief executive, on Friday presented approximatly Rs 6.8 million budget in the tenth regular session of Northern Areas Legislative Council (NALC) with Speaker Malik Mohammad Miskeen in the chair. The speaker took oath from the newly elected NALC members and directed the deputy chief executive to present the budget. The deputy chief executive informed the house that apart from the amount, the government had allocated Rs 369.441 million under different heads for creating more jobs. He said the government had allocated Rs 211.378 million to maintain law and order in NAs and Rs 230 million to revamp NAs police department. He said the NAs administration had set the revenue target of Rs 127.542 million, which was successfully achieved.


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