ISLAMABAD - Spokesperson of Balochistan government Farah Azeem Shah on Wednesday said that the provincial government would present balanced, relief-oriented and pro-people budget for the upcoming fis-cal year 2022-23, to provide maximum relief to the masses.

Balochistan Chief Minister Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo has directed the depart-ments concerned to prepare balanced budget while focusing education, health, law and order, clean water schemes to provide facilities to the people, said a statement issued here.

The CM has also directed that to deter-mine development and non-development expenditures by balancing the provincial budget so that the development process in the province continues. Prisons reform and inmate welfare programs should be included in the budget, he added. The overall development of the province es-pecially of less developed areas was top priority of the government.  Bizenjo lead government has been ensuring provincial socio-economic development with a growth oriented economy which would improve the overall socio-economic situ-ation in the province.

The provincial government is pursuing a policy of austerity and taking all possi-ble steps to reduce all unnecessary ex-penditure to provide relief to the people.      The provincial budget for the next fi-nancial year will be the first budget in the history of the province which will be in the true interest of the people.

Farah Azeem says CM has directed departments concerned to prepare balanced budget while focusing education, health, law and order, clean water schemes

The Balochistan government is ex-pected to present its budget for the fiscal year 2022-23 in the Provincial Assembly on June 18.Provincial Finance Minister Noor Muhammad Dummar would pre-sent the budget.

A major chunk of budget would be allo-cated for health, education, agriculture, food, rural development, communica-tion, law and order, irrigation and drink-ing water and other sectors which will change the destiny of the people of Balo-chistan.