Pakistan

ECNEC approves projects worth Rs 891 billion

ISLAMABAD: The Executive Committee of National Economic Council has approved several major projects in energy, communication and higher education sectors costing over Rs 891 billion.

The committee, which met with Finance Minister Ishaq Dar in the chair in Islamabad, approved the revised PC-I of Neelum Jhelum hydropower project at a cost over four hundred  four billion rupees.

It approved the revised PC-I of Sukkhur-Multan Section of Karachi-Lahore Motorway. The road will pass through Sukkhur, Ghotki, Rahimyar Khan, Bahawalpur and Multan districts.

ECNEC also approved the revised PC-I for KKH Phase-II from Havelian to Thakot project at a cost of about 136.66 billion rupees.

The meeting also approved the National Highway N-70, Rakhi Gajj-Bewata, East-West road project at a revised cost about twenty-three billion rupees. The road is an important link between Baluchistan and southern region of Punjab.

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