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Federal cabinet meets today to discuss situation in IoK, LOC

Federal cabinet meets today to discuss situation in IoK, LOC
August 20, 2019
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Federal Cabinet meets in Islamabad on Tuesday (today) with Prime Minister Imran Khan in the chair. According to sources, PM Khan will preside over the federal cabinet meeting to discuss nine-point agenda including Kashmir conflict. It will discuss overall political and economic situation of the country as well as the situation in occupied Kashmir and at the Line of Control. Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi will brief the cabinet on progress so far made on the Kashmir issue while the situation after the UNSC session will also come under discussion. The cabinet will also review the situation along the Line of Control (LoC) and recommendations of the Special Committee on Kashmir will also be presented in the meeting. The meeting will also get a briefing from the ministry of communications to review its one-year performance. The cabinet will also give approval to decisions taken by committee on privatization. The cabinet will also approve Rs 5 billion loan for the low costing houses while approval of Pak-Turk Strategic Economic Framework is also part of the agenda of today’s meeting. The cabinet will also approve two bills related to domestic violence and Christian Marriage-Divorce Bill 2019. Meanwhile, the appointment of chairman and two members of anti-dumping appellate tribunal will also be approved during today’s meeting. Earlier, the federal cabinet meet to take up 12-point agenda that included current situation in the Indian occupied Kashmir (IoK). A summary to abandon trade with India presented in the cabinet meeting to be chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan. The cabinet gave a tougher stance against the Indian aggression in occupied Kashmir and revocation of the special status to the valley. The cabinet discussed approval in principal to suspend trade ties with India besides discussing a 12-point agenda including strategies of public interests.