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ECC approves fund to fight coronavirus spread

March 27, 2020: Economic Coordination Committee of the Cabinet has approved funds worth billions of rupees to fight the spread of Coronavirus, civil work, FATA TDP emergency recovery project, and Sustainable Development Goals Achievement Programme.

The ECC meeting was held in Islamabad on Thursday with Prime Minister's Advisor on Finance Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh in a chair.

The ECC approved technical supplementary grants of 275 million rupees for capital outlay on civil works, over 84 million for FATA TDP Emergency Recovery Project, 5.5 billion rupees for SDGs Achievement Program, and five billion rupees for NDMA to fight the spread of Coronavirus on an emergency basis.

The technical supplementary grant approved for NDMA shall be utilized to gain logistic support and the provision of different types of personal protective equipment against the virus-like respirators and face masks.

Radio Pakistan

Posted on: 2020-03-27T10:11:00+05:00

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