ECC to Approve Rs. 200 billion Package for Laborers & SMEs Today

The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the cabinet will be given a presentation by the Finance Division on overall working and performance of Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP)

The ECC will most likely consider a Rs. 200 billion relief package for daily wagers and SMEs.

The meeting chaired by Advisor on Finance Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh will take up a proposal of water resources for consideration and approval of a technical supplementary grant of Rs. 606 million for 19 projects to be implemented by the Government of Balochistan for the fiscal year 2019-2020.

According to the sources, a proposal by the Interior Division for approval of a technical supplementary grant of Rs. 7 million within the sanctioned budget for the purchase of spare parts of helicopter maintenance by Headquarters Frontier Corps Balochistan (North Quetta) during the fiscal year 2019-2020 is also on the agenda of the ECC for Wednesday’s meeting.

The ECC will also consider the Ministry of National Health Services Regulations and Coordination’s proposal for the provision of Rs. 150 million as a grant in aid seed money for Islamabad Healthcare Regulatory Authority.

The meeting will also consider overseas Pakistanis and HRD requests for approval of a budget proposal for the year 2019-2020 and revised budget of the estimate for 2018-2019 of EOBO.

The Finance Division presentation of the Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP), as well as climate change proposal with regard to hydromet and ecosystem restoration services project (PHETPS)-exemption from re-lending policy, are also expected to be given approval by the meeting.

Ministry of Industries and Production order dated 16-08-2018 in CP No D-1388/2019 filed by the Syed Umer Baqi and 842 other vs Federation of Pakistan, and others in the High Court of Sindh, Karachi is also on the agenda of the ECC.