Govt set to allow import payments to Afghanistan in rupee


Finance Minister Miftah Ismail has summoned a meeting of the Economic Coordination Committee which would mull over import payments to Afghanistan in Pakistani rupees and other issues.

According to sources, the Miftah Ismail-led meeting of the ECC would mull over an eight-point agenda. “It includes payment of imported items from Afghanistan in Pakistani rupee and approval for import of 120,000 tons of wheat for Afghanistan,” they said.

The meeting, according to sources, will also consider approval of funds for payment of markup to be paid by heavy electrical complex, and implementation of national disease emergency to deal with lumpy skin disease.


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