ECC: (ECC approves provision of 64000 metric tons wheat for TDPs)


ISLAMABAD: The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the federal cabinet has approved provision of 64,000 Metric Tons of Wheat to the United Nations World Food Programme for Temporary Displaced Persons (TDPs) of FATA and Khyber Pakhtoonkhawa.

The ECC meeting was held here on Thursday with Finance Minister Ishaq Dar in the chair. It also granted approval of the extension of 0.3% reduced rate of withholding tax on non-filers up to November 7.

The Committee also approved the issuance of sovereign guarantee against financing facility of Rs 18 billion for Thar- Matyari Transmission Line project.