The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council has approved twelve development projects worth over 267 billion rupees in various sectors including infrastructure, water and roads.
The meeting which was presided over by Finance Minister Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh in Islamabad gave approval to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Human Capital Investment Project costing over 13 billion rupees to improve healthcare services.
The committee also approved 10,000 kanal land acquisition for Swat Motorway phase-II for construction of about 80 km 04-lane motorway from Chakdara to Fatehpur.
The ECNEC also approved a Balochistan Integrated Water Resources Management and Development Project to increase the agricultural production in the province.
The committee approved Basol Dam Project for Balochistan and the Nai Gaj Dam Project for District Dadu, in Sindh.