Politics & Policy
Monday, 20 June 2016 21:53
ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly on Monday approved 22 demands of grant of Rs 115,293,115,000 for Cabinet, Establishment, Aviation and other divisions for the fiscal year 2016-17. Though the opposition lawmakers used the weapon of cut motions to criticise the government over what they call unnecessary spending, however the House rejected all the 335 cut motions. The demands of grant were presented to the House by Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar. The House approved demands grant of Rs 173,918,000 for Cabinet, Rs 5,641,838,000 for Cabinet Division and Rs 245,328,000 for Emergency Relief and Repatriation.It also approved Rs 5,393,667,000 for other expenditures of Cabinet Division and Rs 27,369,384,000 for its development expenditure. The House approved Rs 86,135,000 for Aviation Division and Rs 4,695,215,000 for its development expenditure. It also approved Rs 18,297,928,000 for Capital Administration and Development Division and Rs 2,562,237,000 for its development expenditure. Some Rs 2,318,693,000 was approved for ...