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NA Standing Committee on Planning, Development and Reform Meets
Monday, 19th June, 2017

Islamabad, the 19th June, 2017, The Standing Committee on Planning, Development and Reform met today at 11.00 a.m. in Committee Room No. 7, Parliament House, Islamabad, under the Chairmanship of Mr. Abdul Majeed Khan Khanan Khail, MNA.

The Secretary M/o Planning, Development and Reform informed the Committee that the independent Project Directors would be appointed for those projects which are approved by Executive Committee of National Economic Council (ECNEC).  The Committee recommended that Ministry may provide a complete list of Project Directors to the Committee for its perusal.

The Chief Executive Officer (FESCO) assured the Committee that the electrification work in NA-73 under Pakistan SDGs and Community Development program will be completed by end of July, 2017. The Committee recommended that the M/o Water & Power may submit its funds execution policy before the Committee in the next meeting.

The General Manager NESCOM informed the Committee that 33% work of the project of National Electronics Complex of Pakistan (NECOP) has been completed.

The Committee was informed that the remaining issue of construction of bridge on River Indus to link Kallur-Kot with Dera Ismail Khan would be resolved before the next meeting. Moreover, it was informed that the PC-I of project has been prepared and submitted in CDWP for approval.

The Chairman Wapda informed the Committee that 87% of the total land has been acquired for Diamer Basha Dam Project.

MNAs, Ch Jaffar Iqbal, Mr. Junaid Akbar, Ms. Shaza Fatima Khawaja, Mr Qaiser Jamal, Sheikh Salahuddin, Ms. Asiya Nasir, Mr. Ehsan-ur-Rehman Mazari and Mr. Sher Akber Khan attended the meeting, besides officials of Ministry of Planning, Development and Reform, M/o Water & Power, WAPDA and Fasialabad Electric Supply Company (FESCO).