Federal Cabinet approves constitutional amendment bill for new delimitations

01 Nov, 2017 11:37 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Federal Cabinet approved the constitutional amendment bill for reallocation of National Assembly seats in the light of Census 2017.

The bill will be presented in the National Assembly on Thursday.

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi presided over the Federal Cabinet meeting.

Earlier, Law Minister Zahid Hamid briefed the cabinet about the meetings of Speaker National Assembly with Parliamentary leaders of various political parties to discuss and resolve issues related to constitutional amendment bill 2017.


Meanwhile following agenda items were approved by the Federal Cabinet:

  • Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Promotion of Tourism between the Government of the Republic of Pakistan and the Government of the Republic of Mauritius.
  • Approval of the Cabinet to the Signing of Agreement of Cooperation between International Islamic University Islamabad, Pakistan and Belarusian State Technological University (BSTU), Belarus.
  • Summary for the Cabinet to Accord Approval to the Signing of Agreement of Cooperation between Department of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering & Technology, International Islamic University, Islamabad and Belarusian States University of Informatics and Radio Electronics.
  • Summary for the Cabinet to Accord Approval to the Signing of Cooperation Agreement between Educational Establishment (Belarusian State Technological University of Physical Culture) MINSK, Republic of Belarus and International Islamic University Islamabad, Pakistan.
  • Summary for the Cabinet Accord Approval to the Signing of Cooperation Agreement of Academic and Research Cooperation between Sulaiman Bin Abdullah ABA Al-Khail – Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Basic Sciences (SA-CIRBS), International Islamic University Islamabad, Pakistan and Belarusian State University (BSU), Belarus.
  • Summary for the Cabinet to Accord Approval to the signing of Memorandum to Understanding (MoU)?between Universities Australia and Pakistan Higher Education Commission to Encourage Cooperation in the Fields of Higher Education and Academic Research of HEC.
  • Summary for the Cabinet to Accord Approval to the Signing of Agreement for Academic Cooperation and Exchange between International Islamic University, Islamabad, Pakistan & the Belarusian State University (BSU), (MINSK, Belarus).
  • NOC for the Award of “Commander’s Cross of the Order of Merit” to HE Khalid Memon, the Former Ambassador of Pakistan to Poland by the Government of Republic of Poland.
  • Ex-Post Facto Approval for the Acceptance of the Turkish Military Award “The Legion of Merit” to Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman NI(M), CAS by the Government of Republic of Turkey.
  • Ex-Post Facto Approval for the Acceptance of “The Legion of Merit (Degree of Commander)” Medal to Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah NI(M), former Chief of the Naval Staff by the Government of United States of America.



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