Rs931.65bn deficit budget doles out bns in untargeted subsidies, aims to up tax by 33 pc without change in tax regime.
The provincial budget for 2013-14 has a total outlay of Rs617.21 billion against estimated receipts of Rs559.57bn.
Pakistan and the IMF are opening on Wednesday week-long discussions on a possible $5 billion bailout package.
The visit helped reverse losses seen in recent days on the Karachi Stock Exchange's benchmark 100-share index.
The AG said 70 edible items including cooking oil, peppers, seeds, sugarcane, eggs, fish and fruits are exempted.
Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry said that even the President of Pakistan was not authorised to impose any tax .
Investors have been speculating about when the Fed begins tapering off its $85 billion-a-month bond-buying programme.
The benchmark Hang Seng Index ended down 238.99 points at 20,986.89 on turnover of HK$61.88 billion (US$7.98 billion).
Wanda Group will invest nearly $1.6 billion to acquire a British yacht maker & build London's tallest residential towers
The Karachi Stock Exchange's benchmark 100-share index closed 1.34 percent, or 296.84 points, lower at 21,919.62.
The current account deficit rose by $1.952bn, compared to $3.920bn in the same period last year, reported State Bank.
The provincial authorities plan to collect the major tax revenue from general sales tax on services.
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