ECP seeks funds to carry cantonment board polls

ECC additionally anticipated to sanction a supplementary grant of $300m to purchase Covid vaccines


ISLAMABAD:

The Election Fee of Pakistan (ECP) has sought Rs215 million for the holding of native authorities elections scheduled to be held in 45 cantonment boards throughout the nation on September 12.

The Financial Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cupboard is prone to approve the grant in its assembly on Tuesday (as we speak) below the chairmanship of Federal Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin.

The coordination committee can be anticipated to sanction a technical supplementary grant of $300 million to the Ministry of Well being for the acquisition of Covid-19 vaccines throughout the present yr. This quantity has been accepted by the Asian Improvement Financial institution.

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Based on a duplicate of the plan of the assembly obtainable with The Categorical Tribune, the ECC will mull over a three-point agenda. The committee is anticipated to approve a grant of Rs215 million for the holding of native our bodies polls in 45 cantonment boards throughout the nation.

The PTI, PPP and PML-N have finalised their candidates for the cantonment board elections, which have been pending since 2019. With the brand new delimitation, the variety of wards within the cantonments has elevated from 200 to 219.

The ECC assembly may even deliberate over a abstract of the monetary difficulties confronted by the Roosevelt Resort in New York and the cooperation prolonged by the Authorities of Pakistan.

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