Govt directs Home Ministry to review ECL, remove names of innocent people
ISLAMABAD: Government has directed Interior Ministry to review Exit Control List and remove the names of innocent people.
Briefing newsmen after cabinet meeting which was chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad on Thursday afternoon, Information Minister Chaudhary Fawad Hussain said over three thousand people are on ECL and all of them are not guilty.
The Minister said the cabinet discussed at length the procedure and course of action for the newly launched Naya Pakistan Housing Programme by the Prime Minister.
He said it was decided that state lands would be kept as collateral to banks while people will build their houses on that land.