The reconstitution of the National Economic Council (NEC) has been approved by the President of Pakistan Dr. Arif Alvi today (Friday, September 1).
According to the media reports, the committee will have 13 members with Prime Minister of Pakistan Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar as Chairman. National Economic Council comprises the Prime Minister, chief ministers as well as representatives of the caretaker governments.
The reports further stated that S M Tanvir, Muhammad Younas Daaga, Ahmed Rasool Bangash, and Amjad Rashid are members from Punjab, Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and Balochistan respectively. Besides, Federal Ministers for Finance, Planning, Communication, and Energy will also be members of the council.
It is pertinent to mention here that NEC is responsible for reviewing the overall economic situation of the country as well as planning economic, commercial, and social policies.