ISLAMABAD- Treasury benches in senate have described the budget for the financial year 2014-15 balanced while the opposition has termed the budget pro-Punjab, saying that discriminatory treatment was done to other provinces.

The government is of the view that inflation declined and exports witnessed surge by 4 percent. The devaluation of dollar to Rs 98 is what the government considers its major achievement.

Senator Haji Ghulam Ali belonging to JUI-F called the Lawari Tunnel project unnecessary. Karachi-Lahore motorway project was also criticized. Unjust behavior with other provinces is developing outrage among the people, he added.