ISLAMABAD – The Financial Coordination Committee (ECC) of Cupboard on Friday permitted compensations for the households of the Chinese language employees killed and injured within the Dasu Dam assault in July 2021, native media reported.
Federal Minister for Finance and Income Shaukat Tarin, nearly presided over ECC assembly that was attended by Federal Minister for Nationwide Meals Safety and Analysis Syed Fakhar Imam, Federal Minister for Industries and Manufacturing Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtiar, Federal Minister for Water Assets Chaudhry Moonis Elahi, Federal Secretaries and senior officers.
“The ECC after deliberation and contemplating the depth of our relationship with China permitted the proposal of cost of US greenback 11.6 million as a goodwill gesture on authorities stage,” learn the official assertion.
Earlier this week, Pakistan determined to compensate the households of the 36 Chinese language nationals with a view to take away a significant irritant in bilateral ties.
On July 14, at the least 13 folks – 9 Chinese language nationals and 4 Pakistanis – had been killed and greater than two dozen others wounded when a shuttle bus they had been travelling in plunged right into a deep ravine after an explosion on board.
The bus was ferrying the Chinese language and Pakistani employees to an under-construction tunnel web site of the Dasu Hydropower Undertaking within the distant Kohistan district of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province.