ISLAMABAD – The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) has approved nine projects worth over Rs310 billion.
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The meeting, which was held in Islamabad on Friday and chaired by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, approved financial inclusion and infrastructure Project at a cost of 14.318 billion rupees.
The approved projects include the Balochistan education project, doubling of railway track from Khaniwal to Raiwind, the revival of Karachi circular railway construction of four-lane Bridge across River Indus. Construction of Rathoa Haryam Bridge.
Remodeling of Warsak Canal System in Peshawar and Nowshera will be done at a cost of 11.137 billion rupees on 50:50 costs sharing between Federal Government and the KP Government.
Rupees 26.6 billion were approved for Prime Minister’s Youth Training Scheme 2015-17.