Friday May 20 2022

Watch: 5Ws of Pakistan's federal budget

With only a few days left for Pakistan’s financial year to end, the economic team has started preparing the federal budget for fiscal year 2022-23. But before we move towards the budget, let's revise the basics of Pakistan’s federal budget.

The new coalition government will present its first budget after coming into power following the ouster of former prime minister Imran Khan through a no-confidence motion. The budget is the government’s estimate of revenue and expenditure. takes a look at the 5Ws — what, where, when, who and why — of Pakistan’s budget.