ECC changes subsidy plan for Ramzan, subsidy increased for sugar


ISLAMABAD: Economic Communication Committee (ECC) decided on Monday to change the subsidy plan for Ramzan Bazars. The meeting of the committee was chaired by the minister of Finance Ishaq Dar in Islamabad.


According to the changed plan, the subsidy rate for sugar will be increased from 3 rupees per Kg to 5 rupees per Kg. This decision will cause an extra burden of 100 million rupees on the government.

Import of 1.5 lac metric ton of Uriya fertilizer for winter crops was also approved in the meeting. The committee have already approved the decision of importing 1 lac ton of Uriya.