Coronavirus relief package announced by Prime Minister Imran Khan last week The Economic Coordination Committee of the Cabinet (ECC) is approved the program.
According to details, the ECC held in Islamabad with Advisor to Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh has approved the technical supplementary grant of Rs.25 billion for National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) for combating the outbreak of Coronavirus on an emergency basis.
The ECC has approved Rs.200 billion for daily wagers, while Rs. 100 billion has been fixed for industries. The meeting also allocated Rs. 50 billion for utility stores, Rs.70 billion relief package announced for petroleum products was also approved by ECC.
In addition to this Rs. 110 billion will be provided for relief in electricity and gas bills, Rs. 100 billion for emergency relief funds.
Technical supplementary grant approved for NDMA would be utilized to gain logistic support and the provision of different types of protection materials against the virus like respirators/face masks etc.
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