ECNEC approved a proposal of Rs.13,332.849 million of Ministry
of Ports and Shipping
Chitral Times Report
ISLAMABAD: The meeting of Executive Committee of the
National Economic Council (ECNEC) was held here Friday under the
chairmanship of Finance Minister, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar.
ECNEC considered and approved proposal submitted by Ministry of
Ports & Shipping regarding provision of Coal Conveying System from
Pakistan International Bulk Terminal (PIBT) to Railway Network at
Port Qasim at revised cost of Rs.13,332.849 million.
ECNEC also considered a proposal submitted by Ministry of
Communication regarding Construction of Motorway from Burhan/Hakla
on M-1 to D.I.Khan at the rationalized cost of Rs. 124,208.00
million. Ministry of Communication informed the meeting that the
route for the motorway was as per the Joint Declaration issued
after the All Parties Conference. Another proposal by Ministry of
Communication regarding land acquisition, affected properties
compensation and relocation of utilities for construction of the
Burhan/Hakia to D.I.Khan motorway was also considered at the
rationalized cost of Rs 11,973.00 million. ECNEC approved the two
projects, subject to formal confirmation of the route being in
accordance with the understanding contained in the Joint
Declaration of the APC.
ECNEC also considered and approved the proposal from Ministry of
Ports & Shipping for construction of bridge across river Indus
connecting, Larkana & Khairpur districts with approach roads and
river training works at a revised cost of Rs 13,397.00 million.
ECNEC approved Kaitu Weir Irrigation & Power Project of Kurram
Tangi Dam in Spinwam area of North Waziristan at rationalized cost
of Rs. 21,059.26 million.
After detailed deliberations, ECNEC approved the proposal of
Ministry of Communications for Construction of Black Top Road
Yakmach-Kharan via Distain Wadh Khurmagai in Baluchistan at the
firmed up cost of Rs 13,758.00 million.