Government Has Started New Phase of Economic Reforms: Minister Pun

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Finance Minister Barshman Pun has said that the government has started a new phase of economic reforms through the budget of the next financial year. In the discussion program organized by the Ministry of Finance regarding the budget for the next fiscal year 2081/82, he claimed that the budget has been arrived at by analyzing the actual situation of Nepal and taking the path of improvement.

According to Finance Minister Pun, the change in tax rate was done on the basis of necessity and justification. “Tax rates have been changed with the commitment that we will not act on any personal request, prejudice, emotion,” he said. Finance Minister Pun said that rather than spreading the priorities and objectives of the budget in many directions, the budget has adopted the policy of increasing domestic production by prioritizing sectors such as agriculture, energy, and information technology.

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