The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) meeting was chaired by Finance Minister Abdul Hafeez Shaikh here on Wednesday (today).

The ECC has approved the provision of Rs141 million funds to the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting for running COVID-19 advertisement campaign.

According to sources, a grant worth Rs400 million was approved for the maintenance of helicopters.

The grant for Rs5 million was approved for the maintenance of helicopter of Rangers Punjab, Rs10 million for the helicopter of Frontier Corps (FC) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and Rs25 million for FC Balochistan.

Furthermore, the meeting also decided to provide financial resources to the information ministry for running an advertisement campaign regarding coronavirus pandemic.

Rs141 million funds will be provided to the information ministry for COVID-19 ad campaign, sources added.

An extension in the lease of Pakistan Quarters of Ministry of Housing was approved by ECC.

The committee approved 8 mmcfd gas supply to SSGCL from Saqib-A1 gas field, sources added.


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