ECC approves Rs10 billion for flood victims

By: News Desk
Published: 06:42 PM, 21 Sep, 2022
ECC approves Rs10 billion for flood victims
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The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet has approved funds amounting to Rs10 billion for the purchase of goods for the flood victims, reported 24NewsHD TV Channel.   

Finance Minister Miftah Ismail chaired the meeting of the ECC of the cabinet virtually on Wednesday whereby important decisions were approved.

The ECC directed Finance Division to release Rs 5 billion immediately for providing relief to the affectees of the devastated flood. The committee was told that millions of people have suffered the loss of life, property, livestock and standing crops.

The Economic Coordination Committee also considered the Ministry of Commerce's summary on clearance of stranded consignments.

The ECC also directed to rationalize prices and ensure the availability of paracetamol in the market.

Meanwhile, the meeting deferred the National a summary of the Food Security Ministry regarding the import of wheat through Gwadar port.

Reporter: Waqas Azeem  

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