The House resumed proceedings on the demands for grants for different government departments and cut motions presented by the opposition legislators on them.
The provincial assembly during the Saturday proceeding have passed only seven demands for grants for departments including provincial assembly, administration & establishment, department of finance, planning & development, information technology, revenue & estate and excise and taxation.
In the morning session of the proceedings the opposition was once again not showing any flexibility was demanding voting on their cut motions. The opposition legislators were critical of the performance of the department of home affairs, prisons and police and were demanding reforms in them.
The house in the second session of the day also approved the Finance Bill 2014 while including one amendment of the Sikandar Hayat Khan Sherpao of
The appendix-II of the bill regarding revision of the slabs of professional tax also attracted criticism from opposition, while increase in tax on agriculture income even dismayed a treasury member,
He said that the provincial government has presented a poor-friendly budget and maximum relief has been extended to them. He said that the revenue collected from these taxes would be utilized for the development of the province.
The senior minister later under Article 123 of the Constitution also laid the authenticated schedule on the table of the house.
Later, on the demand of the PPP legislator,
He also committed that the provincial government through Deputy Commissioners (D.Cs) will seek recommendations regarding for awarding the bomb disposal units for disposing of 12-kilogram each bombs in Hayatabad and Charsadda.
The speaker later announced the adjourning of the proceedings of the house till Tuesday
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