ECC approves export of wheat by Punjab, Sindh

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Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi chairs Economic Coordination Council (ECC) meeting

ISLAMABAD: Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet has approved export of wheat and wheat products by Punjab and Sindh.
Its meeting was held in Islamabad on Friday with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in the chair.
Punjab has been given permission to export one and a half million tons and Sindh zero point five million tons of wheat and wheat products before close of the current financial year.
In the meeting, the premier along with the cabinet reviewed economic developments and the ongoing work on developmental projects in the country.
The committee included ministers of communications, petroleum, commerce, industries and production, information, law, planning, railways, food and power and water.
ECC also approved export of wheat and wheat products by Punjab and Sindh. Punjab has been given permission to export one and a half million tons and Sindh zero point five million tons of wheat and wheat products before close of the current financial year.After the meeting, the premier is expected to arrive in Karachi on a two-day visit, where he will lay the foundation stone of White Oil Pipeline project at Port Qasim.
The project is aimed at transporting oil at a faster speed to sustain industrial growth and a progressive agriculture sector.
PM Abbasi will also participate in a ceremony for promotion of M. Wallet accounts and SME finance for remittances
He is also expected to address the Pakistan Navy’s passing out parade tomorrow.

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