PR No. 71 AHSAN IQBAL CHAIRS NLB MEETING Islamabad: June 9, 2016

8th meeting of the National Logistic Board (NLB) was held here on Wednesday. Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reforms and Chairman NLB Prof. Ahsan Iqbal presided over the meeting which was attended by other members of the apex logistics body. Quarter Master General Pakistan Army/Officer Incharge of NLC Lieutenant General Javed Mahmood Bukhari and Director General NLC Major General Mushtaq Ahmed Faisal briefed the participants about the operational, administrative and financial matters with special reference to the accomplished tasks and future development plans of NLC.

The Board after thorough deliberations approved the Audited Financial Statements for FY 2013/14 and FY 2014/15. Appointment of external auditors of NLC for FY 2015/16 was also ratified by NLB.

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms appreciated the performance of NLC and its overall contributions in the nation building process.  While giving policy guidelines to NLC, he said that CPEC was bound to open new vistas of unlimited opportunities for the industrial sector in general and logistics sector in particular. It was imperative that the progressive outlook and futuristic plans of the organization be specifically aligned in accordance with transportation needs of the CPEC project, he said.