Development outlay of Rs1,319 billion approved for budget 2020-21 by APCC


ISLAMABAD: The Annual Plan Coordination Committee (APCC) on Thursday approved national development outlay of Rs1,319 billion for next budget 2020-21 and recommended to National Economic Council (NEC) for launching Rs100 billion special programme to combat COVID-19 with cost sharing of 50:50 both by Centre and provinces. Out of total national development outlay, the federal Public Sector Development Programme was envisaged at Rs536 billion and provincial development outlays at Rs783 billion in the next budget for 2020-21.