ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Tuesday presided over the meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) which gave its approval to nine various projects.
The meeting attended by ministers and senior government officials was held at the PM Office in Islamabad, and its approved projects related to roads, power distribution and Prime Minister’s Health programme.
The projects approved include construction of new 132 KV Grid Station and Transmission Line project by Hesco and Sukkur Electric Power Company (SEPCO), distribution of Power project by SEPCO, Energy Loss Reduction project of SEPCO.
The ECNEC also approved revision of Prime Minister’s National Health Program, construction of Chitral-Garam Chashma- Doraha road project, dualization and improvement of Old Bannu Road project and dualization and improvement of Pindigheb-Kohat Road project.
It also approved change in financing modalities of construction of Lahore- Sialkot Motorway and raising of Baran Dam project.
Later the prime minister also presided over the meeting of the Federal Cabinet at which the Finance Secretary gave a briefing on the overall state of economy.