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ECNEC clears 8 projects involving Tk 5,142.6 cr

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 04:11 PM, 16 July 2019  

Photo: PID

Photo: PID

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) has cleared 8 projects involving Tk 5,142.6 crore.  

The approval came from the weekly ECNEC meeting held at the NEC conference room in the city’s Sher-e-Bangla Nagar on Tuesday with ECNEC Chairperson and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair. 

After the ECNEC meeting, Planning Division Secretary Nurul Amin briefed reporters about the projects.  

“8 projects involving Tk 5,142.6 crore has approved. Of the total cost, Tk 4,129.81 crore will come from the government fund, while Tk 1,012.55 crore from foreign sources as project assistance,” he said.  

“Among the approved projects, six are new and the rest two are revised ones,” the Planning Secretary added.