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ECC approves amendments, exemptions in tax for Gwadar Free Zone

08 August, 2019 10:11 pm 10:11 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC), on a summary submitted by the Ministry of Maritime Affairs, approved a proposal regarding necessary amendments and exemptions in Income Tax Ordinance, Sales Tax Act and Custom Act for the Gwadar Port and Gwadar Free Zone. The decisions were taken at a meeting of the ECC … Read More


ECC announces Rs1.51b subsidy to restore old prices of ‘roti’, ...

07 July, 2019 6:01 pm 6:01 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) has restored the prices of ‘roti’ and ‘naan’ to the old rates of June 30. The meeting was presided over by Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance Hafeez Sheikh. On the directions of Prime Minister Imran Khan, the ECC has approved a subsidy of Rs1.51 billion … Read More


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Economic Coordination Committee bans wheat export

07 July, 2019 3:15 pm 3:15 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) imposed ban on wheat export on Wednesday. The decision was taken after the ECC met under the chair of Advisor to the Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue Dr Abdul Hafeez Sheikh to review the economic situation of the country. The available wheat stocks in the … Read More


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ECC approves Rs1.50 per unit increase in power rate

06 June, 2019 9:39 pm 9:39 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) approved an Rs1.50 per unit increase in the power rate. However, the increase will not be applicable on the consumers using units up to 300 units. However, the increase has been linked to approval from the federal cabinet. On the other hand, the ECC postponed the … Read More


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150MW electricity being supplied to K-Electric: NTDC

06 June, 2019 11:13 am 11:13 am

KARACHI (92 News) – The National Transmission and Dispatch Company (NTDC) spokesperson said on Thursday that 150MW electricity is being provided to the K-Electric (KE). According to NTDC’s spokesperson, the NTDC and KE reached to an agreement of supplying 150 MW electricity to Karachi city to cater its power needs. He said that the 150MW … Read More


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ECC will meet today to discuss overall economic situation

06 June, 2019 9:02 am 9:02 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Economic Coordination Committee will held in Islamabad on Wednesday (today) with Adviser on Finance Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh in the chair. It will discuss overall economic situation of the country. The matters pertaining to supplementary grants for various government departments and ministries as well as the demand and supply of wheat … Read More


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ECC approves Rs20b sovereign guarantee to stabilize stock market

05 May, 2019 5:58 pm 5:58 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) has made authorized to the government to issue sovereign guarantee worth 20 billion rupees to stabilize the stock market. The meeting of ECC was held under the chair of Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh in Islamabad on Thursday. The ECC has … Read More


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ECC approves additional supply of 150MW to K-Electric

05 May, 2019 6:23 pm 6:23 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) approved additional supply of 150 MW of power through National Grid to K-Electric in Karachi. The ECC meeting was held on Wednesday under the chair by Prime Minister’s Adviser on Finance Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh in Islamabad. During the meeting, the ECC approved procurement of 5.15 … Read More


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ECC approves to fix petrol price at Rs108 per liter

05 May, 2019 7:25 pm 7:25 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) has approved to fix the petrol price at Rs108 per liter. The meeting was presided over by Finance Adviser Hafeez Shaikh. The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) had recommended an increase of Rs14per liter. Prime Minister Imran Khan had sent the matter of increase in … Read More


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Hafeez Shaikh will preside ECC session today

05 May, 2019 11:00 am 11:00 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Adviser to Priem Minister on Finance Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh will preside meeting of Economic Coordination Committee (ECC), for the first time, of the Cabinet on Friday (today). It is pertinent to mention here that after the resignation of former finance minister Asad Umar, for the first time, Hafeez Shaikh would … Read More


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ECC forms committee to oversee implementation of Ramazan Package

04 April, 2019 5:35 pm 5:35 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the cabinet has constituted a four-member Committee headed by Railways Minister Sheikh Rasheed to oversee the implementation of Ramazan Package. The ECC meeting was chaired by Finance Minister Asad Umar on Wednesday in Islamabad. The ECC meeting directed Utility Stores Corporation to expedite the procurement … Read More


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Experts present plan for revival of Pakistan Steel Mills to ECC

04 April, 2019 3:45 pm 3:45 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Finance Minister Asad Umar presided over a meeting of the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) on Monday. Experts presented to the committee a plan for the revival of Pakistan Steel Mills. It was also proposed to give Pakistan Steel Mills to a foreign company on a joint venture. It was also told … Read More


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ECC approves import of 100,000 tons of urea

04 April, 2019 6:27 pm 6:27 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet has approved immediate import of 100,000 tons of urea to facilitate farmers. The ECC, which held on Wednesday under the chair of Finance Minister Asad Umar, also decided to allow additional import of Urea in the event of any demand-supply gap. The ECC … Read More


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ECC approves grant for payment to heirs of late petroleum staff

02 February, 2019 8:05 pm 8:05 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) approved a supplementary grant of forty-six million and four hundred thousand rupees for the payment to families of deceased employees of the Petroleum Division. Minister for Finance Asad Umar chaired the ECC meeting on Tuesday in Islamabad. In the meeting, the committee approved proposal of Finance … Read More


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ECC reviews to boost employment for Pakistani workers abroad

02 February, 2019 3:58 pm 3:58 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) meeting on Tuesday reviewed the steps to increase employment opportunities for the Pakistani workers abroad. The ECC meeting was chaired by Finance Minister Asad Umar and discussed a seven-point agenda. Progress made on the Pakistan Steel Mills cases in the National Accountability Bureau and issuance of … Read More