President approves NEC restructuring
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President Dr Arif Alvi has given his approval to the restructuring of National Economic Council, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.
Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif will be the chairman of the NEC while the chief ministers of all four provinces will be its members.
From the federal side, the members include Planning Minister Ahsan Iqbal, Finance Minister Miftah Ismail, Commerce Minister Syed Naveed Qamar and Communication Minister Asad Mehmood.
The names of Sardar Awais Ahmed Khan Leghari (Punjab), Senator Nisar Khoro (Sindh), Taimur Saleem Jhagra (Khyber Pukhtunkhwa) and Noor Muhammad Damar (Balochsitan) have been approved as members of the council.
The deputy chairman planning commission, secretary finance, secretary economic affairs and secretary planning division will attend the meetings on special invitation.