Fawad thanks PM Imran for increasing Science and Technology budget

F.P. Report

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry thanked Prime Minister Imran Khan and cabinet for allocating Rs43 billion for projects of Science and Technology.

The federal minister took to twitter saying, “So grateful to PM Imran and the federal cabinet for highest ever allocation of RS43billion for projects of Science & Technology.”

He further added that an increase in the Science and Technology budget shows the commitment of the incumbent government to the future of Pakistan.

Earlier in the day, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf led coalition government presented its first federal budget for the fiscal year 2019-2020 in the National Assembly of Pakistan.

Minister of State for Revenue Hammad Azhar presented the budget from the floor of National Assembly for the fiscal year 2019-20.