To overcome the sugar crisis, the government allowed the import of 800,000 tones of sugar

The Economic Co-ordination Committee has approved the import of 800,000 tones of sugar to overcome the sugar crisis. ISLAMABAD

An ECC meeting was held under the chairmanship of Federal Minister for Finance Hafeez Sheikh in which the import of 800,000 tonnes of sugar has been allowed keeping in view the demand and prices of sugar in the country. Private sugar mills will import 300,000 tons. Private sugar mills will have to import sugar by June 30, 2021. However, the trading corporation will be able to import sugar even after this period. Has been given.

The ECC meeting once again postponed the textile policy 2020-25, in addition to the National Freight and Logistics Policy and the expansion of the Road to Mecca project, the FBR on the Road to Mecca project and The Ministry of Religious Affairs has been directed to present a summary at the next meeting in consultation

The committee meeting approved Rs 16.62 billion from the Ministry of Planning and Rs 10 million from the Ministry of Home Affairs. The grant to the Ministry of Home Affairs will be spent on purchasing spare parts for FC Balochistan helicopters. In addition, the Islamabad High Court approved the provision of funds for the establishment of 3 new courts.

Hassam Durrani

Columnist, Analyst, Raabta.Net, Raabta,net/urdu, Daily Frontier Post, Daily Leader, Mera Sehar Lahore, President PFUC (Punjab Wing), YouTuber. Content Writer/ Producer Current Affair Programs at Channel 5, Daily Khabrain Group. News Associate Producer at 7 News (The Aspire Group)

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