ECC okays Rs17 billion supplementary grants for the defence ministry

ISLAMABAD: The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet has approved two technical supplementary grants for the Ministry of Defence for Rs17 billion rupees during the current financial year.
Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh chaired the ECC meeting here at Cabinet Division on Wednesday.
The committee also approved the request of the Ministry of Commerce for the inclusion of radiation apparatus in annex-B-1 of the Import Policy Order, 2020.
On the summary moved by the Ministry of Industries and Production for ensuring the supply of RLNG to fulfil the requirements of two fertilizer plants, namely Agritech and Fatima Fertilizer, for the Rabi season 2020-21, the ECC decided that the supply of RLNG shall continue till the end of November 2020.
The three-member committee, which was constituted earlier by ECC, under the chairmanship of minister for industries and production and having members from Ministries of Finance and NFS&R shall prepare a proposal for the further operation of these plants after the said period and then bring it to the ECC for further decision. – TLTP

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