QUETTA: Provincial Health Minister Rahmat Saleh Baloch Friday said that there was no secret funds in Balochistan Budget 2014-15, presented in the Balochistan Assembly on Thursday.
In his statement issued here, he said that Balochistan Chief Minister Dr Abdul Malik Baloch has already said that the budget is a public document and all people have access to it.” The incumbent government did not include secret funds in the Budget and strictly adopted the principle of transparency,” he said.
He said that the critics should compare the budget presented by the incumbent government with the budgets presented by the previous regimes instead making false and baseless criticism.
He said that all unnecessary expenditures were banned through Balochistan Budget 2014-15.
He said that new Budget also focused on provision of all missing facilities and free of cost medicines to poor patients at government-run hospitals.
“We not only increased allowances for nurses and other medical staff but also allocated remarkable funds for health sector to ensure provision of free of cost treatment to patients,” he said.