ECNEC meets under Chairman Asad Umar, important decisions taken

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ECNEC meets under Chairman Asad Umar, important decisions taken

ISLAMABAD - The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) approved on Wednesday the revised project regarding operation of Basic Education Community Schools (BECS) with a total cost of Rs 4058.158 million. The meeting of ECNEC was held here presided over by Finance Minister Asad Umar.

The meeting had detailed discussion on matters pertaining to the project and accorded approval for revised project clearing the previous liabilities and six months expenses of the current financial year up to December 2018. This will be subject to verification of personnel and facilities by NADRA/Distt., Administration concerned.

The Basic Education Community Schools project is based on non-formal basic education system where the community provides for the premises while expenses on teachers’ honorarium, utility bills, text books etc are met by the Federal Government.