Thursday September 30, 2021

ECC Approves Summary To Import 550,000 Metric Ton Wheat

Economic Coordination Committee of the Cabinet has approved the summary regarding award of the fifth international wheat tender to import 550,000 Metric Ton of wheat for the Fiscal Year 2021-22.

In its meeting held in Islamabad on Thursday with Minister for Finance and Revenue, Shaukat Tarin, the ECC approved the summary presented by the Ministry of Interior for Technical Supplementary Grant amounting to 83.3 million rupees for procuring services from NADRA regarding project for automation of Power of Attorney for Overseas Pakistanis. The ECC accorded approval with the direction that Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Interior may hold a joint consultative session to workout modalities in this regard.

During the meeting, Ministry of Industries and Production tabled a summary before ECC regarding continuation of the Prime Minister’s relief package-2020 for provision of five essential items on subsidized rates which is scheduled to expire today.

The ECC granted extension for one-month with a direction to present a detailed summary before ECC, keeping in view, international price hike in essential food commodities.

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