The Economic Coordination Committee of the Cabinet is likely to lift the ban on the import of sugar and cotton from India, a media report said.
“There are 21 items on the agenda of the ECC meeting to be chaired by the newly appointed Finance Minister Hammad Azhar, Pakistani news daily The Dawn reported.
The proposal to allow cotton and sugar imports from India will be today presented before the ECC for approval at the meeting convened by the country’s Ministry of Commerce.
And then, the ECC will take up the matter to lift the ban on import of cotton, cotton yarn, and white sugar from India. Also Read – Imran Khan Writes Back to PM Modi, Offers To Resolve All Outstanding Issues Including Jammu And Kashmir Dispute
Notably, the ECC meeting will be presided over by the newly appointed Finance Minister Hammad Azhar, will have 21 items on its agenda. Also Read – Blind Cricket: India, Pakistan to Play in Three-Nation T20 Series in Dhaka
In the meanwhile, the Textile Division summary has sought permission from the ECC to lift the ban on the import of cotton and cotton yarn from India in an attempt to overcome raw material shortage for the textile sector.