Executive Committee of National Economic Council approves nine mega projects: Musadiq Malik


Islamabad, August 29 (TNS): Executive Committee of National Economic Council has approved nine major economic projects in different fields, state media reported on Tuesday evening.

The approval was accorded in its meeting held in Islamabad on Tuesday with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in the chair.

After the meeting, Musadiq Malik briefed the media about meeting decision.

Musadiq Malik said that the projects approved by the Prime Minister Abbasi include revision of Prime Minister’s National Health Programme and construction of 132 KV new grid station and transmission line as well as energy loss reduction project by Sukkur Electric Power Company.

Road projects cleared by the ECNEC include construction of Chitral-Garam Chashma- Doraha road, dualization and improvement of Old Bannu Road and Pindigheb-Kohat Road, and change in financing modalities of construction of Lahore-Sialkot Motorway.

The meeting also approved construction of Baran Dam project near Bannu.