ECC approves technical supplementary grant of Rs300 million for joint border markets

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23rd Jun, 2021. 07:40 pm
ECC meeting

KARACHI: The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet on Wednesday approved the technical supplementary grant of Rs100 million each from the Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) to establish joint border markets at Mand, Kech district, Gwadar, Gabd district and Chedgi, Panjgur district, of the total allocation of Rs300 million.

The ECC meeting, which was held at the Finance Ministry, and chaired by Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin, also approved the technical supplementary grant of Rs9.393 billion for the Covid-19 Response and Other Natural Calamities Control Programme (Sindh component). Besides, the meeting also gave a go ahead to the technical supplementary grant of Rs98.700 million to meet the requirements of the Frontier Corps, KP (South), D.I. Khan under the Interior Division.

A technical supplementary grant of Rs25 million was also given the nod for the Pakistan Rangers Headquarters, Islamabad, under the Interior Division.

However, for the payment of salaries to the employees of the Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE), the ECC approved a technical supplementary grant of Rs39.058 million.

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