Govt to present budget 2024-25 on June 10, sources


Pakistan will present the financial year 2024/25 annual budget on June 10.

The budget was originally due to be presented on June 7 but was delayed because of Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif’s visit to Beijing from June 4 to June 8, said sources.

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif will visit China from June 4 to 8 at the invitation of President Xi Jinping, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) said on Friday.

During the three-segment trip, the prime minister will visit the cities of Xi’an and Shenzhen, besides Beijing, the Foreign Office spokesperson Mumtaz Zahra Baloch announced at her weekly press briefing.

She said that Shehbaz Sharif would meet President Xi Jinping and hold delegation-level talks with Premier Li Qiang in Beijing.

He will also hold meetings with Chairman of Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress Zhao Leji and heads of key government departments.

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