Budget will be presented in second week of June, Finance Secy
Finance Secretary Kamran Afzal.
In an informal talk, reported by 24News HD, he said some changes in budget strategy paper were expected. He said the economic strategy changed due to coronavirus and lockdown situation. He said they would discuss the budget strategy with the parliament, traders, and industrialists. IMF debt plan is also expected to be changed, he added.
The secretary said that there was no immediate need for IMF funds for dealing with the coronavirus situation. He said last year the IMF had provided $1.5 billion to fight against coronavirus pandemic.