ISLAMABAD: The federal budget for 2017-18 will be presented on May 26 before the parliament.
As the Holy month of Ramazan is approaching, the government has decided to announce the budget a bit earlier this year, Finance Minister Ishaq Dar told a press conference here on Sunday.
Dar said that the government had dismissed the objections raised by the United Nations over the Army’s assistance in the census.
He said that population census in FATA would be conducted in the second phase. Census will also be conducted in the areas, where army operation is under way, he maintained.