Federal Cabinet extends Afghan refugees’ stay for three months
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister Justice (R) Nasir-ul-Mulk chaired a meeting of the Federal Cabinet at Prime Minister’s House on Saturday.
The cabinet approved an amendment to include National University of Technology (NUTCH) in Schedule-II of Rules of Business, 1973.
The meeting approved Financial Institution Rules, 2018 and appointing FIA as the Investigating Agency as required under Section 20(7) of Financial Institutions (Recovery of Finances) Ordinance (FIRO), 2001.
Budget of Capital Development Authority for the year 2018-19 was also approved by the cabinet.
The meeting also discussed, in detail, the issue of extension in stay of the Afghan Refugees. It was decided to grant an interim extension of three months to the registered refugees present in the country.
It was further decided to place the matter before the incoming elected government. The Finance Minister also briefed the cabinet about the deliberations during the recently held meeting of Financial Action Task Force in Paris.