PM presides cabinet meeting to discuss 17-point agenda

PM, Imran Khan, federal cabinet, 17-point agenda
24 Jan, 2019 6:05 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan presided over a meeting of the federal cabinet and reviewed a 17-point agenda on Thursday.

According to details, the meeting discussed overall political and economic situation of the country. The prime minister termed it the duty of government to protect the lives and property of the people. He vowed to provide exemplary punishment to those responsible for Sahiwal tragedy.

During the meeting, a summary regarding application of the Pakistan Essential Services Maintenance Act 1952 on the PIA, Pakistan Security Printing Corporation and Security Papers Limited Karachi presented to the meeting.

Moreover, a progress report on reforms in institutions and a summary to amend the National Disaster Management Act 2010 also presented to the cabinet.

The resignations of chairperson, vice-chairperson and youth were discussed in the meeting. A summary regarding appointment of a senior member in the Federal Land Commission and reorganization of the Balochistan and Lahore PEMRA Council of Complaints also be on the agenda.

In addition, the members of the Electronic Certification Accreditation Council discussed. A supplementary grant of US$ 580 million was part of agenda. The appointment of the chairman and deputy chairman of the ERRA presented. Moreover, the federal cabinet will endorse the ECC decisions taken on January 15, 2019.

Later, the premier met Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar and chaired a high-level meeting in connection with reforms in Punjab Police.

The meeting was attended by Information Minister Chaudhry Fawad Hussain, Minister of State for Interior Shehryar Khan Afridi, Punjab Chief Minister and others.

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