A meeting of the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) had been underway with Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance Abdul Hafeez Shaikh in chair which has decided to halt wheat export for the foreseeable future.
ISLAMABAD: The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the cabinet decided on Saturday to extend the deadline for export of wheat and wheat products till August 31, 2017. This decision was taken during the committee's meeting presided over by Finance Minister Ishaq Dar here in Islamabad. It was decided that only those wheat exporters, who have already shifted wheat from go-downs of food departments prior to March 15, this year, will be allowed to benefit from this extension. The committee approved another proposal…
ISLAMABAD: The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the cabinet on Wednesday approved the extension in period of export of wheat and wheat products till March 15 The committee met in Islamabad chaired by Finance Minister Ishaq Dar. The decision was made keeping in view the surplus wheat stocks in the country and allowed the export of additional quantity of 400,000 tons of wheat and wheat products by governments of Punjab and Sindh. The meeting also approved payment of salaries to the employees of Pakistan Steel…