The Sudurpaschim Provincial Assembly has passed the budget for the fiscal year, with a majority, despite the existing disagreements between ruling and opposition parties.

The Sudurpaschim government had brought a budget of Rs 33 billion for the fiscal year 2078/79 which was passed by a session of the PA held this morning.

Sudurpaschim Economic Affairs Minister Prakash Bahadur Shah had presented the budget on June 15.

The opposition parties and lawmakers of the ruling CPN-UML and CPN-MC had voiced their disagreements on the budget during a discussion at the Assembly, demanding an amendment to the same.

During the question and answer session, minister Shah had refuted the accusation that the budget was brought in a setting with middlemen.