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PM authorizes additional grant worth Rs23bln to AJK Govt: ECC
May 15, 2024

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has authorized an additional grant of twenty three billion rupees to the Government of Azad Jammu and Kashmir in the paramount national interest.

It was apprised in a meeting of the Economic Coordination Committee of the Cabinet in Islamabad today with Finance Minister Senator Muhammad Aurangzeb in the chair.

The committee also gave approval to the summary for provision of twenty three billion rupees as Additional Grant to the Azad Jammu and Kashmir Government through Technical Supplementary Grant as proposed by the Ministry of Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan.

The meeting was attended by Power Minister Sardar Awais Ahmad Khan Leghari, Minister for Industries & Production Rana Tanveer Hussain, Petroleum Minister Musadik Masood Malik and Commerce Minister Jam Kamal Khan.