HMC to be transferred to Strategic Plans Divisions/PAEC
ISLAMABAD, June 14 (APP): HMC to be transferred to Strategic Plans Divisions/PAEC
The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet here on Tuesday considered and approved the proposal for transfer of Heavy Mechanical Complex (HMC) to Strategic Plans Division (SPD) / PAEC to revive it to its maximum potential.
While giving approval, the Committee emphasized that the said transfer would take place by ensuring the due process and that the rights of HMC's employees would be fully protected, says a statement issued by the Ministry of Finance here.
An amount of Rs.500 million was also approved to cover essential expenditure of the company /salaries till June 2016.
The SPD/PAEC officials on the occasion assured the Committee that all efforts would be made to revive HMC to its maximum potential.
On a proposal submitted by the Ministry of Ports and Shipping, ECC accorded approval for the Gwadar Port Authority to proceed with the procurement of one of the three listed Chinese Companies through bidding process as well as preference for the use of the Chinese equipment, in accordance with the Framework Agreement, under section 21 of PPRA Ordinance 2002 and Rule 5 of the PPRA Rules 2004.
The Committee comprised Secretary Finance Division Convener, Secretary Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources, Secretary Ministry of Water and Power and Secretary Law.