Islamabad, August 02, 2015 (PPI-OT): Finance Minister, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar chaired a meeting here on Saturday to review important economic projects under the aegis of Economic Affairs Division. Secretary Economic Affairs, Mr. Saleem Sethi gave the Finance Minister a detailed update about financing arrangements for rehabilitation of TDPs.
The Minister on this occasion referred to recent agreement signed with China on award of special grant of $10 million, supporting Pakistan Government in rehabilitation of residents in FATA and promoting social development in the area. Minister Dar emphasized proper utilization of these funds and said the government was deeply focused on resettlement of TDPs and all possible efforts needed to be made in this regard.
The Minister also sought details about projects and programs that EAD envisaged to be implemented in FATA with the assistance of Chinese Government. The Minister also on this occasion asked EAD to expedite work on its CPEC related projects. Additional Secretary, Finance, Tariq Mahmood Pasha, Joint Secretary, Awais Manzur and other senior officials of the EAD and Finance Division attended the meeting.
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