| GEO Business|
| Gilgit-Baltistan maiden budget today|
| Updated at: 0913 PST, Wednesday, June 23, 2010|
GILGIT: The maiden budget of Gilgit-Baltistan will likely be presented today after the formation of new government there, Geo news reported.
The provincial Finance Minister, Mohammed Ali Akhter, will be presenting budget in Gilgit-Baltistan Legislative Assembly.
Budget session is due to begin at 10am in Legislative Assembly. Provincial Law minister said the budget will be public-friendly which is nearly 2 billion less than previous budget.
He vowed concrete actions for uplift of poor people and quick completion of development projects after passage of budget and its proposals.