ISLAMABAD: Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) meeting headed by Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin is likely to place a ban on the import of tomatoes and onions from the country, ARY NEWS reported.
According to sources, the ECC meeting scheduled for October 07 would mull over a summary from the food ministry regarding a ban on the import of tomatoes and onions.
“There are chances that the summary will sail through the meeting,” they said.
The meeting would also consider a summary regarding the National Remittance Loyalty Programme besides also mulling over the availability of wheat for Utility Stores Corporation (USC) and a report on determining the prices of cotton.
“Provision of wheat to Azad Jammu and Kashmir will also be a part of the ECC agenda,” they said. The meeting headed by Shaukat Tarin may also approve budget estimates 2020-21 for EOBI.
An approval of security agreement for small hydropower projects under the power generation policy 2015 will also be approved during the meeting, they said adding that a tax and duty exemptions will also be given on local manufactured COVID-detection machines.
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