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ECC approves import of 340,000 metric tonne wheat
October 15, 2020

Economic Coordination Committee has approved the import of 340,000 metric tonne wheat.

The approval was granted during its meeting held in Islamabad today (Thursday) with Finance Advisor Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh in the chair.

The meeting also decided that the imported quantities shall be distributed amongst PASSCO, Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa as per their demand.

The Ministry was briefed that the Trade Corporation of Pakistan has provided a schedule of 29 vessels that will arrive till January next year bringing it to 1.5 million metric tonnes of wheat in the country.