Policymakers and experts on Saturday stressed the need for updated, accurate and consistent economic data to improve the budget formulation process, its implementation and to ensure that budgetary expenditures yield the expected outcomes.

At a virtual dialogue on the proposed national budget for the fiscal year 2021-2022 organised by the Centre for Policy Dialogue, they also urged that emphasis should be given on proper implementation of the budget to save the lives and livelihoods of people who have been hit hard by the Covid outbreak.

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