Islamabad- Federal Minister for Finance, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar chaired a meeting of the committee on allotments in New Secretariat Block at the finance ministry today morning. Minister for Planning and Development, Ahsan Iqbal also attended the meeting. The New Secretariat Block is a spacious building under construction with 700,000 sq feet covered area and eleven floors. The building will be completed in the next three to four months. The committee was also informed that the federal government was spending annual rent of Rs.240 million on hiring of space by its different departments.