PILDAT organised an exclusive briefing for Parliamentarians on Analysis of the Federal Budget 2010-2011 on June 08, 2010 at Islamabad. Dr. Ashfaque H. Khan, Dean & Professor, National University of Science and Technology (NUST) Business School, Islamabad presented the budget analysis and answered questions of a diverse group of MPs belonging to different political parties and provinces. Budget is an essential element in the planning and control of the financial affairs of a country. It is a complex document that takes several months to prepare. The federal budget sets out estimates of federal government expenditure and revenue for the fiscal year and is normally presented by the Finance Minister to the National Assembly. The objective behind PILDAT briefing was to provide Parliamentarians with a concise, succinct and objective overview of the Budget 2010-2011 to assist them in understanding the budget and to make the budget debate and budget scrutiny by Parliament more meaningful.