The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) has approved eight development projects worth Tk1,442 crore.
The approval comes at the Ecnec meeting with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair at the NEC conference room in Dhaka.
Planning Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal briefed the reporters after the meeting on Tuesday afternoon.
The minister said a total of eight projects were approved.
"Of the total project cost, over Tk953 crore will come from the state exchequer, Tk25 crore from the project-related public agencies’ own fund, and Tk463.85 crore from project assistance," he added.