ISLAMABAD: The Council of Common Interests has decided to recommend to the Economic Coordination Committee to allow export of 1.5 million metric tons surplus sugar during the current fiscal year.
The meeting of CCI was held in Islamabad on Friday with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in the chair.
The meeting decided to continue the existing subsidy level on exports.
Discussing matters pertaining to Higher Education and other similar bodies in post 18th Constitutional Amendment, the meeting decided to constitute a National Task Force on Education Standards in the country.
The Task Force would look into the issues related to curriculum, medium of instruction and would make recommendations for bringing uniformity and improving quality of education across the country.
Over the issue of import of Liquefied Natural Gas, the meeting decided that the concerns of the provinces would be sent to the concerned ministry and the issue would be discussed in the next meeting.
The issue of Net hydel Profits was also discussed during the meeting.
It was informed that the issue of the two provinces has been amicably resolved during meeting with the Prime Minister.
Statistics Division gave a detailed presentation on the issue of third-party validation of the census results.
It was decided that one percent random sampling of the census data would be enhanced to five percent and every effort would be made to complete the process within the shortest possible time.
Story first published: 25th November 2017