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NEC renews commitment to curb terror financing

ISLAMABAD: The National Executive Committee (NEC) has reiterated Pakistan’s commitment to take all possible steps to ensure effective institutional coordination and swift action to curb the menace of terror financing and money laundering. The NEC meeting was held in Islamabad with caretaker Finance Minister Dr Shamshad Akhtar in the chair. It took stock of the progress so far made to strengthen the institutional framework and coordination for the implementation of the FATF Action Plan. Senior officials from various…

Over 7,600 MW added to national grid in last five years, NEC told

ISLAMABAD: The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (NEC) has approved eight development projects worth over eighty billion rupees. The approval was given at a meeting of the Council held in Islamabad today with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in the chair. It approved a project for upgradation and extension of NTDC’s Telecommunication and SCADA System at a cost of 11.638 billion rupees. A 200-bed Center of Excellence for Obstetrics and Gynecology will be established in Rawalpindi at a cost of…