ISLAMABAD : A special meeting of the federal cabinet is being held today in the chair of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to discuss the upcoming federal budget for the fiscal year 2014-15. Finance Minister Ishaq Dar will brief the cabinet on proposals for the budget 2014-15 as well as development project worth Rs 1,000 billion, which will be started in the next fiscal year.

The meeting would also discuss the issues of national security and law and order situation. The PM would take the cabinet into confidence on his recent visits to UK and Iran.

The ‘Vision 2025’ document recently released by Planning Commission and presented before the Parliament would also be made part of the federal budget, a source said.