Federal Budget 2018-19 to be presented on April 27: Miftah Ismail

March 9, 2018

ISLAMABAD: The government will present Federal Budget 2018-19 on April 27, this was confirmed by Mifttah Ismail, advisor to Prime Minister on Finance and Economic Affairs, in a press conference in Islamabad on Friday. This would be the last budget of the present government as its five-year tenure ends this year.

“The term of PML (N) would end on May 31,” said Miftah Ismail.

“During the five years of our government, the economy showed better performance compared to last five years where the revenue collection soared to Rs 4013 billion from Rs 1940 billion in 2013,” he added. Moreover, the advisor said that the transfer of funds to provinces recorded appreciable increase to Rs 2400 billion from Rs 1200 billion. NNI