The National Economic Council (NEC) will sit tomorrow to consider a Taka 2,02,721 crore original Annual Development Programme (ADP) outlay for the next fiscal year (FY20) giving highest priority on the transport sector, officials said.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will preside over the NEC meeting to be held at its conference room at 10:00 am in the city’s Sher-e-Bangla Nagar area.
Earlier on May 8, the draft ADP size was finalized at an extended meeting of the Planning Commission with Planning Minister MA Mannan in the chair.
According to Planning Commission officials, out of the draft original ADP size, Taka 1,30,921 crore will come from the government’s own resources while the remaining Taka 71,800 crore from project assistance. However,
incorporating the autonomous bodies and corporation’s own fund of Taka 12,392.73 crore, the draft overall ADP size reached Taka 2,15,113.73 crore.
“The draft ADP for the next fiscal year will be placed before the National Economic Council (NEC) meeting tomorrow,” said a senior planning commission official.
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