Thursday Nov 29, 2018
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday chaired a meeting of the federal cabinet and expressed satisfaction over a report on the targets met by cabinet members.
“The performance of ministries and ministers in keeping with the government’s 100-day plan were reviewed during the cabinet meeting,” sources said.
“An eight-point agenda, including reforms in Gilgit-Baltistan and the country’s security and economic situation, was discussed,” the sources added.
During the meeting, cabinet members accorded approval for the expansion in fencing and lighting on Pakistan’s border with Afghanistan, sources further said. “Approval was also given for Ministry of Trade and Industry’s National Tariff Policy,” they continued.
Cabinet members further accorded approval for a proposed grant for Radio Pakistan and the formation of a search committee for the appointment of a vice chairman of Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Medical University.
“Approval was also given for ECC’s decisions and appointment of members and directors in nine various institutions,” the sources said.
The premier expressed satisfaction over a report on the targets met by federal cabinet members and directed that the pace of work be further increased.
Further, during the meeting, Prime Minister's Adviser on Establishment Mohammad Shahzad Arbab briefed cabinet members on the 100-day plan targets met by the government. “Following this, the cabinet accorded approval for 100-day plan implementation report,” sources said.
PM Imran will address the nation today as his government completes its first 100 days in office.
The premier is scheduled to take the nation into confidence during his address at Convention Centre, Islamabad on Thursday afternoon, where a ceremony will be held to mark the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) 100 days in power.