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Ecnec approves 6 projects

03 Jan, 2017 18:58:15

Staff Correspondent: The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) on Tuesday approved the procurement of equipment and machinery for repairing and maintenance and road infrastructure construction at an estimated cost of Tk 585.88 crore.

The approval came from the 15th Ecnec meeting of the current fiscal year held at the NEC conference room with Ecnec Chairperson and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair.

Briefing reporters after the meeting, Planning Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal said a total of six projects were approved today with an overall cost of Tk 2,474.65 crore.

"Of the total project cost, Tk 2,002.35 crore will come from the national exchequer while the rest of Tk 472.30 crore from project assistance," he said.

Of the approved six projects, five are new while one is revised one.

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