By Abid Siddique Chaudhry
ISLAMABAD : A meeting of the Economic Coordination Committee was held under the chairmanship of Finance Minister Shaukat Tareen. A summary of funds for setting up border markets in the border areas of Balochistan was approved.
According to sources, the meeting also approved a technical supplementary grant to deal with the Corona epidemic. The ECC meeting approved a technical supplementary grant of Rs. 98.7 million for the Frontier Corps and a technical supplementary grant of Rs. 2.5 crore for the Pakistan Rangers, while a grant of Rs. 39 million for the payment of salaries to the Pakistan Institute of Development Economics.