The Economic Coordination Committee has approved pre-shipment inspection of imported wheat at load ports to ensure quality.
The ECC, which met in Islamabad on Wednesday with Finance Minister Ishaq Dar in the chair, also approved 10 million rupees to the legal heirs of the deceased who died during the recent suicide blast at I-10 Markaz , Islamabad and 20 million rupees for the legal heirs of the deceased who died during the recent long march of a political party.
The ECC approved 844.389 million rupees for repair and maintenance of Supreme Court of Pakistan building, Judges Residences, Rest houses and Sub-offices in various cities and three billion rupees for development expenditure under SDGs Achievement Programme.
The committee allowed provision of 8.39 billion rupees in favour of BISP for cash subsidy to farmers of flood affected areas instead of provision of wheat seeds.
The ECC also considered a summary of Ministry of Energy and granted extension in Adam X-1 development and production lease for a period of five years with effect from 10 February 2022.
The forum considered another summary of Ministry of Energy Petroleum Division and allowed one-year extended Well Testing over Umair SE-1 Discovery Guddu with effect from start of production under EWT arrangements.
The ECC also considered a summary of Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and coordination and approved increase in MRPs of one drug as per recommendation of Drug pricing Committee.
Source: Radio Pakistan