All eyes will be on the National Assembly today (Friday) as the federal budget for the fiscal year 2021-22 will be presented in the lower house of parliament.

According to Radio Pakistan, the federal cabinet will meet in Islamabad today to discuss and approve budget proposals. Prime Minister Imran Khan will preside over the meeting.

Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin, who presented the Pakistan Economic Survey 2020-21 a day earlier, will unveil the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government’s budget. The session will begin at 4:00pm.


The upcoming budget for the new fiscal year is likely to be pro-growth with an overall focus on increasing expenditures.