ECNEC approves 9 projects in different fields

ISLAMABAD: Executive Committee of National Economic Council (ECNEC) has approved nine major economic projects in different fields. Its meeting was held in Islamabad on Tuesday with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in the chair. The projects approved by the meeting include revision of Prime Minister s National Health Programme and construction of 132 KV new grid station and transmission line as well as energy loss reduction project by Sukkur Electric Power Company. Road projects cleared by the ECNEC include Construction of Chitral-Garam Chashma- Doraha road, Dualization and improvement of Old Bannu Road, Dualization and improvement of Pindigheb-Kohat Road, and Change in financing modalities of construction of Lahore- Sialkot Motorway. The meeting also approved a project for construction of Baran Dam near Bannu.