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ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi Friday said that federal budget was the manifestation of stable economy and country’s journey towards economic growth.

The foreign minister, talking to media, said the budget was packed with the reliefs and incentives with special focus on welfare of middle class and new schemes for poor people.

He said the annual budget specially focused on the housing sector and also featured a policy to provide house to the homeless people.

Qureshi said the various incentives had been announced for the farmers including the interest free loans to boost the agriculture sector. The effort was to make this an “export-led growth budget”, he remarked.

Also highlighting the 10% raise in salaries and pensions, the foreign minister said through this budget, the country would start journey towards economic growth.