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APRIL 26, 2020 PRINT EDITION

ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Revenue Hammad Azhar on Thursday said that PML-N left budget deficit of Rs 1300 billion in Punjab during its tenure.

Responding to the speech of MNA Dr Aisha Ghaus Pasha, who served as Finance Minister Punjab during tenure of PML-N,  the minister said those claiming to serve the masses in past left budget deficit of Rs 1300 billion in last fiscal year.

He said that cheques of Rs 80 billions have been bounced during the last PML-N tenure and the incumbent government had to suffer due to these economic policies.

However, he agreed to the answer other queries raised by the lawmakers during his winding up speech following the directions of Speaker Asad Qaiser.

Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2019