Punjab govt announces Rs1.681trn budget


LAHORE: The Punjab government on Monday presented the provincial budget for the fiscal year 2016-17 with a total outlay of over Rs 1.681 trillion.

The budget session was marred by a ruckus and chaos as opposition lawmakers continued to chant slogans during the speech by provincial finance minister Dr. Ayesha Ghaus. Opposition members also tore apart copies of the budget in protest.