The budget serves all sectors of the economy, says Arun Jaitley.

NEW DELHI: Arun Jaitley , the former finance minister of India, greeted, that his successor presented at the Lok Sabha on Friday.

Congratulations to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman for the 2019-20 budget. The budget, besides being a policy document to boost growth, serves the greatest interest of all sectors of the economy. Economy , Jaitley tweeted.

The budget is seen as the government's first step to realize Prime Minister Narendra Modi 's goal of doubling the economy to 5 trillion dollars within the next five years.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi also lauded Sitharaman and said the budget presented by her is one of hope and will boost India's development in the 21st century.

I congratulate the prime minister of women's finance, Nirmala Sitharaman, for presenting a budget that is friendly to citizens and for the future. This is a budget intended to make the country's citizens prosperous, the prime minister said.