ISLAMABAD: The Senate on Monday passed a resolution paying rich tributes to late Muhammad Ali, three time heavy weight boxing champion and a civil rights activist.
According to media report, the Senate resumed its session with Mian Raza Rabbani in the chair in Islamabad on Monday. The Senate on Monday passed a resolution paying rich tributes to late Muhammad Ali, three time heavy weight boxing champion and a civil rights activist.

Earlier taking part in the discussion on budgetary proposals, Senator Ilyas Bilour expressed the view that allocations for water reservoirs are not adequate despite the fact that Pakistan is going to become a water scared country soon.

Mushahid Hussain Syed lauded Finance Minister Ishaq Dar for his hard work in formulation of the budgetary proposals and said the budget rightly focuses on agriculture.

Chaudhary Tanvir Khan said the country was at the verge of default when the present government took over and credit goes to the Finance Minister for reviving the economy. Nauman Wazir Khattak was of the view that the budget does not envisage measures to stem corruption and distribute resources judiciously.

Aurangzeb Khan said more funds should be allocated for development of FATA because of the sacrifices its people are rendering in the war against terror and backwardness of the region.

Ghous Muhammad Niazi congratulated Finance Minister for presenting fourth budget of the present government despite efforts by some elements to create political instability. Azam Khan Swati proposed the tax net should be increased by probing assets of people living in posh areas.