Mini-budget to be tabled in National Assembly today

Mini-budget to be tabled in National Assembly today

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Islamabad: Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin will present Finance Supplementary Bill (Mini-Budget) in the National Assembly today (Thursday). Various taxes and duties will be changed through Finance Supplementary Bill (2021).

Speaker Asad Qaiser will chair the session of the National Assembly today at 4:00 pm in Parliament House, Islamabad. The National Assembly Secretariat has issued an 18-point agenda for the meeting.

According to the agenda, a resolution will be tabled to extend the Federal Government Property Management Authority Ordinance by 120 days. A resolution for 120-day extension in the Public Properties Ordinance, 2021 is also on the agenda.

According to the agenda, the regulation of generation, transmission and distribution of power ordinance will also be presented for extension.

On the other hand, Prime Minister Imran Khan has summoned a meeting of the federal cabinet today (Thursday) to finalise the mini-budget. The meeting with PM Imran Khan in chair will be held at 12:00noon to approve Finance (Supplementary) Bill 2021.

Following the approval, the Finance Amendment Bill 2021 will be unveiled in the National Assembly.

Before the meeting, there will be a PTI parliamentary party meeting chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan, during which members of the parliament will be briefed on the small budget.

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