Budget & Health; Corona-virus Budget
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Pakistan, June 30 -- The federal budget has been announced and Rs 650 billion been allocated tothe Federal Public sector development program for this fiscal year. Minister of the state for revenue announced Rs 20 Billion only for the Health sector in wake of COVID-19 pandemic. As compared to the budgetary allocation of the year 2019-20 only 1.132 Billion has been added to the health sector and the total figure Rs 14.508 Billion. This budget will cover 28 ongoing programs whereas 24 new health schemes are also there in the pipeline.
The Minister for state Mr. Hammad Azhar talked about ongoing pandemic several times in his budget speech but nothing significant has been given to the health sector for improvement of healthcare services. Ther...
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