Gilgit Baltistan budget for the next fiscal year with a total outlay of 105.92 billion rupees was presented today (Saturday).
Presenting the budget proposals in Gilgit Baltistan Assembly, Finance Minister Javed Ali Manwa said 51.7 billion rupees have been allocated for non-development and more than 44.22 billion rupees for developmental expenditures.
The budget is 54 percent higher than the budget of previous year.
He said more than 48.45 million rupees have been allocated in the budget for betterment of health sector, 4.62 billion rupees for Physical Planning and Housing while 3.96 billion rupees for Works department.
The Gilgit Baltistan Finance Minister also announced ten percent increase in the salaries of government employees and minimum wage for workers up to 20,000 rupees.