Earlier on Feb 28
, Prime Minister Imran Khan chaired meeting of the federal cabinet
at PM’s Office. The Federal Cabinet has reaffirmed Pakistan’s firm commitment to peace and stability while fully protecting its sovereignty, preserving its territorial integrity and responding with full force in case of any external aggression.
The cabinet praised the armed forces for their calibrated response to the Indian aggression which was designed to give a message that though Pakistan has the capability, it does not intend to harm innocent civilians or cause undue damage.
Cabinet lauds PM’s speech
Lauding Prime Minister’s speech, as of a statesman, the cabinet expressed the hope that sanity would prevail on Indian government and leadership so that regional peace is not jeopardized.
Foreign Minister briefs
The foreign minister briefed the Cabinet about his engagements with Foreign Minister of China, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Iran and other world leaders on the current situation.
The meeting appreciated the efforts of the Foreign Minister and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs towards highlighting Pakistan’s principled stance and its efforts to deescalate the situation.
In the meeting, it ratified the decisions taken by Cabinet Committee on Energy and the Cabinet Committee on Privatization in their meetings held on 13th of this month.
Cabinet grants FIA for expenditures of JIT to probe fake accounts
It also granted exception to FIA from the provision of PPRA Rules 2004 for the expenditures of JIT to probe fake and Benami Accounts. It approved signing of Framework Arrangement amounting to 500 million dollars with Republic of Korea.
Approval for signing of MoUs
Approval for signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) between the Committee on Financial Monitoring of the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan and Financial Monitoring Unit of Government of Pakistan concerning cooperation in the exchange of financial intelligence related to money laundering and terrorist financing was granted.