In final ECC meeting, govt takes sweeping decisions

ISLAMABAD: The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet on Thursday approved a package of five-year tax exemptions and a number of other incentives for former tribal region under federal and provincial administration to enable their mainstreaming and merger with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

The meeting presided over by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi also decided to end collection of Neelum-Jhelum Surcharge on electricity bills on its completion later this year.

Published in Dawn, 1st June, 2018