Federal cabinet postpones approval of ordinances sent by Law Ministry


Federal cabinet, postpones, approval, ordinances, Law Ministry
14 Oct, 2019 7:17 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The federal cabinet has postponed the approval of ordinances sent by the Law Ministry.

The approval of ordinances pertaining to amendment to NAB Laws, ‘benami’ transactions, Legal and Justice Authority, superior courts, Letter of Administration and Succession and women’s inheritance rights have been postponed.

The cabinet has decided to form a special committee on the NAB cases against civil servants and businessmen. The NAB will send the cases against civil servants and businessmen to the committee before launching the inquiry against them.

Talking to the media after the cabinet meeting, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Firdous Ashiq Awan said that the prime minister has taken the cabinet into confidence over his visits to China and Iran.

“The cabinet congratulated the prime minister on the successful tours. It also expressed confidence on the successful Pak-China tour,” she said.

Firdous Ashiq Awan said that the prime minister informed the cabinet about Pakistan’s role as facilitator in the Saudi-Iran relations.

She said that the cabinet had also endorsed the decisions taken by the Economic Coordination Committee. “The cabinet was informed that the Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) had retrieved 1,262 acres of land,” she said.

The special assistant said that the prime minister had directed to maintain the prices of lifesaving medicines. “A summary is being prepared to reduce the prices of 89 medicines. The cabinet also approved the appointment of the Board of Governors under the Healthcare Act,” she said.

She said that the cabinet had also approved the Real Estate Regulatory Authority Ordinance.


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