The Economic Coordination Committee of the Cabinet has approved Ramazan Relief Package worth 8,280 million rupees to facilitate the masses during the holy month.
The approval was given at the meeting of the Committee in Islamabad, with Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin in chair.
Under the package nineteen essential items will be provided on subsidized rates to the people through Utility Stores Corporation across the country.
The Committee also approved Prime Minister’s relief package of five rupees per unit reduction in electricity charges’ base rate for a period of four months from March to June.
The meeting approved Kamyab Overseas Program as a new component of Kamyab Pakistan Programme.
The initiative is meant for prospective low income overseas workers having confirmed foreign job offer, employment agreement and valid travel documents, and registered with National Socio-Economic Registry to avail interest free loans under Kamyab Pakistan Programme.