The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) today approved nine projects involving Taka 2,422.27 crore with a Taka 306.23 crore scheme to acquire necessary land and ancillary facilities development for implementing the India-Bangladesh Friendship Pipeline Project.
The approval came at a meeting of the ECNEC with its Chairperson and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair held at the NEC Conference Room in the city�s Sher-e-Bangla Nagar area.
Briefing the reporters after the meeting, Planning Division Secretary Md Nurul Amin said a total of nine projects were approved today involving an overall estimated cost of Taka 2,422.27 crore.
�Of the total project cost, Taka 2,108.45 crore will come from the government while the rest of Taka 313.82 crore from the concerned organization�s own fund,� he said.
Of the approved nine projects, five are new while the four others are revised projects.