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Finance Minister directs to place names of personnel under investigation in NAB on ECL

Economic Coordination Committee has directed the Ministry of Industries and Production to ensure placing of names of personnel under investigation in NAB cases regarding Pakistan Steel Mills on the Exit Control List.
The direction was given by the committee at its meeting in Islamabad on Tuesday with Finance Minister Asad Umar in the chair.
Earlier, the Ministry gave the meeting an update on the current status of NAB cases about Pakistan Steel Mills.
The ECC considered and approved proposal of Ministry of Commerce regarding necessary additions in labeling requirements for import of edible products.
Ministry of National Food Security and Research apprised the ECC about demand and supply situation of Urea and DAP fertilizers in the country.
The ECC directed for continued functioning of urea plants till October 2019 to ensure sufficient supply of fertilizers.
The Economic Coordination Committee also directed for formation of a committee headed by Minister for Ports & shipping to bring up proposals for prompt and efficient cargo clearance at ports.
It also ordered to form a  Task Force headed by Special Advisor to Prime Minister on Overseas and Human Resource Development for giving concrete proposals on development and export of manpower.