The meeting of Federal Cabinet’s Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) on Wednesday approved Rs2.5 billion Ramazan Relief Package.

Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh presided over the all-important meeting.

The ECC also approved tax-free transactions of government’s flagship welfare project Ehsaas Program till June 30.

The ECC also proved Rs90 million supplementary grants for Pakistan Nuclear Regulatory Authority. However, the ECC deferred the Rs185 billion Ramzan relief package to electricity consumers. The summary was moved by the Power Division.

For the payment of legal fees in court cases, the ECC approved $1.5 million supplementary grants. The meeting also approved the Rs84 million subsidy charges for Prime Minister Youth Loan Scheme.