Islamabad, January 30, 2013 (PPI-OT): The 52nd meeting of National Logistic Board was held here today with Federal Minister for Finance Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh in the chair. Many decisions of national importance were taken by the board.
The meeting started with words of special appreciation by all participants for the outgoing Director General NLC, Maj. General Junaid Rehmat. The Finance Minister said on the occasion that NLC achieved new standards of professional excellence under the leadership of outgoing Director General. Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh praised the management of NLC for performing strategic tasks assigned by the government without claiming budgetary allocation from government.
The board approved the development of Wagah Border Terminal to facilitate trade between Pakistan and India. The board further approved the purchase of additional scanners for installation at Wagah Border to accelerate trade between Pakistan and India. The cooperation between FBR and NLC to facilitate transit trade was also approved by the board.
The board approved the induction of prime mover in NLC fleet. The board appreciated and approved establishment of support facilities by NLC in various cities across the country including Hyderabad, Kohat and Punno Aqil.
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