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ECC Approved a Budget of Rs.1 Billion for the Information Ministry’s COVID-19 campaign.

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ECC Approved a Budget of Rs.1 Billion for Information Ministry's COVID-19 campaign.
ECC approved a Technical Supplementary Grant to allocation Rs.1 Billion for launching advertisement campaigns. — Newsline.pk/Files

Yesterday (March 26, 2020) Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue, Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh, chaired the assembly of the Financial Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet held in Islamabad.

The ECC thought of and accredited a Technical Supplementary Grant concerning the allocation of funds amounting to Rs. 1 billion for launching commercial campaigns by the Ministry of Info and Broadcasting (MOIB) to tell and educate individuals, significantly throughout the third wave of COVID-19 for the general public good.

Pakistan is experiencing the third wave of coronavirus, with constructive circumstances mountain climbing at an alarming price. NCOC informed that 42,418 checks have been carried out within the final 24 hours, out of which 4,368 returned constructive. Pakistan has additionally misplaced 63 individuals to the coronavirus within the final 24 hours, with the nationwide positivity ratio standing at 10.3 % as of at the moment.

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Pakistan’s authorities has additionally ordered instructional establishments in 18 high-risk districts to stay closed till April 11, because the nation continues to battle the third wave of coronavirus infections.

Not simply the academic establishments, however different actions that require a gathering of individuals have additionally been postponed. The Nationwide Accountability Bureau (NAB) postponed the listening to towards the PML-N Vice President Maryam Nawaz till additional discover on Thursday, given the third wave of COVID-19.

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