ECC approves Rs 300 mln supplementary grant for border markets


The Economic Coordination Committee of the Cabinet has approved a supplementary grant of 300 million rupees for establishment of joint border markets at Mand in district Kech, Gabd in district Gwadar and in district Panjgur of Balochistan. 

The decision to this effect was taken at a meeting of the Economic Coordination Committee held in Islamabad with Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin in the chair.

The meeting also approved a supplementary grant for Covid-19 response and other natural calamities control programme for Sindh worth 9393.2 million rupees.

The ECC also approved a supplementary grant of 98.7 million rupees to meet the requirements of Frontier Corps Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.