ISLAMABAD: The government has implemented 89 per cent decisions taken by the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet during the last four and a half years.
Out of total, 744 decisions taken by the ECC in its 81 meetings, 665 decisions have been implemented by the various ministries and division, which reflect an average 89 per cent implementation status.
This was highlighted by Secretary Cabinet during the last ECC meeting, said a statement issued by Finance Ministry.
The ECC has made a number of decisions during the last four and half years for improvement of the socio-economic conditions of the masses.
Ramazan Package, ban on CNG to provide uninterrupted gas supply to household consumers and Donation of Wheat to Food Poor and Malnourished people of Pakistan through the World Food Programme, are some of them to be mentioned.
Moreover, the funding to WAPDA for water sector projects, sugar export to Tajikistan, financial assistance to Pakistan Steel Mills are the few decisions recently taken by the ECC.
The figures indicate efficiency and commitment of the ECC under the Chairmanship of Federal Minister for Finance and Economic Affairs Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh.
The ECC, a highest economic decision making forum comprises 16 federal ministers and other senior officials or members from different divisions and ministries.
The ECC also invites senior officials of provincial governments on their concerning agenda items.
ECC is mandated to consider and take decisions on all urgent economic matters in coordination with economic policies initiated by various Divisions of the Federal Government.
It is to be mentioned that all decisions taken by the ECC were subsequently endorsed by the federal cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister.