ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Finance Ishaq Dar chaired a meeting here on Wednesday to review proposals of the Azad Jammu Kashmir (AJK) council for the AJK Budget 2016-17.

Finance secretary briefed the minister on the proposals of the AJK government and apprised the minister on matters related to the AJK budget for Financial Year 2015-16 as well as Financial Year 2016-17.

While reviewing the proposals for AJK Budget 2016-17, Finance Minister Ishaq Dar said that the incumbent government has always prioritised the welfare requirements of AJK .

He emphasised that successful and timely implementation of development projects in AJK should be ensured.

The meeting was attended by senior officials of the Ministry of Finance.