ECC approves release of $150m for purchase of coronavirus vaccine

By: News Desk      Published: 05:17 PM, 25 Aug, 2021
ECC approves release of $150m for purchase of coronavirus vaccine

The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC), which met on Wednesday with Minister for Finance Shaukat Tareen in the chair, approved the release of funds worth $150 million to the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) for the purchase of the coronavirus vaccine, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.

Quoting sources, the channel reported that similarly Ministry of Industries and Production was allowed to import 0.2 million tonnes of sugar.

Sources further told 24News that the committee also gave a go ahead signal to the supply of rice to Syria on humanitarian grounds.

Besides that, it exempted drone cameras imported from China from tax.

Reporter: Waqas Azeem

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