Tuesday Jun 18, 2019
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan chaired a session of the federal cabinet today to discuss the budget session, the recent wave of arrests and his visit to Bishkek to attend the Council of Heads of State (CHS) of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO).
The session began after 11am in the prime minister’s office. In the session, the establishment of an inquiry commission, the recent wave of arrests and strategy for the budget session were discussed.
According to the 15-point agenda for the federal cabinet meeting, the cabinet was briefed about the Ehsas programme and the Visa NOC Liberalisation Policy.
The cabinet was also be briefed about the progress of the asset scheme, Pak-Iran Maritime Search and Rescue Agreement along with verified cases of theft by the Federal Investigation Agency and the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority regard.
The cabinet approved the signing of an agreement between the National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) and the University of New Mexico, the Pakistan Industrial Technical Assistance Centre and the Chinese University Jiangsu.
The cabinet session was held to also approve delayed contracts with various countries along with the implementation of decisions of cabinet meetings.