Growth Plans for Next Five-Year to Be Announced
Lahore: Makhdoom Hashmi Jawan Bakht, the Finance Minister of Punjab stated, that the Government of Punjab will announce its Five-Year Plan tomorrow. A news source reported. A commemorative event will take place in this regard.
Strong measures to address the economic crisis and regional inequalities have been planned. He said that during a Thursday media briefing.
He also stated that special steps will be taken in ' Growth Strategy 2023 ' to combat regional inequality, through which projects to provide infrastructure and boost economic activity across the province will be implemented. An effective funding mechanism for these projects will also be developed.
The Minister has also recently announced that the Punjab government plans to introduce legislation to make full use of Southern Punjab's development funds.
He said that since South Punjab is allocated 35 per cent of the development funds in the next budget, their full use would be guaranteed through legislation.