The National Coordination Committee (NCC) reviewed the progress of the on-going 30 projects of the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa government worth $3.1 billion. The National Coordination Committee on foreign-funded projects was chaired by Federal Minister for Economic Affairs Makhdoom Khsuro Bakhtiar at the Ministry of Economic Affairs.
The projects included transport and communication, energy, rural development, education and training besides water and irrigation systems in the province. These projects are being implemented with the help of development partners for instance; World Bank, Asian Development Bank, USAID, China, UK, Saudi Fund, Germany, and France.
Federal Minister Khsuro Bakhtiar directed the line departments of the K-P government to fast track implementation and set timelines for the expeditious execution of these projects including Peshawar Bus Rapid Transit Corridor project, Municipal Service Programme, Gomal Zam Command Area Development project and Reconstruction and Rehabilitation of completely damaged government schools at Bara to facilitate the public.
The meeting was also participated by deputy chairman of the Planning Commission of Pakistan, Economic Affairs Division secretary, additional chief secretary, representative of the prime minister’s office, Finance Division and Provincial P/D and line Departments and Board of Revenues.