Budget outsourcing report ‘patently false’: Finance Ministry

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ISLAMABAD, May 22 (APP): A spokesman of the Ministry of Finance Sunday said some irresponsible and ill motivated elements had started a smear campaign on social media against the ministry, falsely alleging that it has outsourced budget making to foreigners.

The spokesman, in a statement here, said,”This is a patently false report spread with ulterior motives.”

He clarified the budget making was a sensitive national activity undertaken under the close and direct supervision of the senior hierarchy of the Finance Division.