NFC Award to be taken with consensus: Dar
Finance Minister said 10th of next month has been fixed for preparation of final report on the Award.
Minister for Finance Ishaq Dar says decisions regarding National Finance Commission Award will be taken with consensus.
He was talking to newsmen after chairing a meeting in connection with preparation of 9th NFC Award in Islamabad today [Monday].
The Minister said today's meeting was very fruitful and encouraging. He said in today's meeting second report on NFC was reviewed and participants held frank discussion on matter relating to the 9th Award.
He said 10th of next month has been fixed for preparation of final report on the Award and the next meeting will be held in the third week of next month.
Ishaq Dar said according to the constitution, no reduction can be made in the share of any province.
Speaking on the occasion, representatives of the provinces expressed the resolve to finalise the 9th NFC Award at the earliest. They said the new award will be based on consensus.