ECC approves deferral of fuel adjustments in electricity bills till June 2020

The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) has approved deferral of monthly and quarterly fuel adjustments in the electricity bills of consumers till June 2020.

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The ECC meeting in Islamabad was presided by adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance and Revenuw Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh.

The committee also approved four technical supplementary grants for the current financial year.

The technical supplementary grants have been approved for Federal Public Service Commission amounting to 160 million rupees, the achievement of Sustainable Development Goal Program amounting to Rs 1700 million.

The ECC also approved the technical supplementary grant for Special Security Division (South) Phase-I, worth Rs 11483 million and for Special Communication Organization amounting to 468.212 million rupees.

Earlier on Wednesday, the Federal Cabinet’s ECC on Wednesday approved Rs2.5 billion Ramadan Relief Package.

The ECC also approved tax-free transactions of government’s flagship welfare project Ehsaas Program till June 30.

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