ECC allows over Rs 3b for permanent settlement of IIOJK refugees

Islamabad, June 23 (KMS): The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) has allowed over three billion rupees for permanent settlement of Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK) refugees in Azad Jammu and Kashmir.

The approval was granted at an ECC meeting held in Islamabad with Finance Minister Miftah Ismail in the chair.

The meeting allowed release of seventeen billion rupees for payment to RLNG based public power plants. These power plants include Haveli Bahadur Shah, Bhikki and Balloki.

The ECC also approved 96.133 billion rupees to Power Division for payment to the Independent Power Producers as second installment.

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