President Alvi reduces total budget of President house by Rs 597m or 60.18%

The President House budget was PKR 992 million for the outgoing fiscal year, however, President Arif Alvi has reduced it by PKR 597 million.

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The total budget for the presidency has been reduced by more than 60 percent for the next fiscal year.The President House budget was PKR 992 million for the outgoing fiscal year, however, President Arif Alvi has reduced it by PKR 597 million.

Regular allowances and other grants of staff and officers posted in the President secretariat is PKR 193.22 for the upcoming fiscal year as compared to PKR 458.74 million spent under the outgoing fiscal year.

Similarly, a significant cut has been made in the presidency’s operating expenditures to PKR 53.38 million, which was PKR 180.44 million in the fiscal year 2019-20.

It seems that the President was not taking any salary, which was PKR 10.75 million in 2019-20, but it was not mentioned in the budget book.

On Friday, the government unveiled its budget for fiscal 2020-21 amid an economic slowdown and challenges triggered by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

The Federal Minister for Industries and Production, Hammad Azhar, introduced the budget of PKR ($44 billion) for the upcoming fiscal year commencing from July 2020 to June 2021, at the Parliament after approval by the cabinet.

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