Federal Cabinet takes important decisions over multiple issues

Federal Cabinet takes important decisions over multiple issues

The Federal Cabinet which met in Islamabad on Tuesday, with Prime Minister Imran Khan in the chair, expressed satisfaction over resumption of educational activities across the country, following improvement in the Covid-19 situation.

Later briefing media persons, Minister for Information and Broadcasting Shibli Faraz urged educational institutions to fully comply with the SOPs to avoid the spread of coronavirus.

The Cabinet also considered an amendment in the Electoral Act to make it binding on the elected members to take oath of their office with in sixty to ninety days after the elections.

Shibli Faraz said the Cabinet meeting reviewed matters pertaining to irregular constructions.

He said the PTI governments in the provinces have been directed to prepare master plans of their major cities to ensure planned construction.

The Minister said government accords priority to protection of Green Areas and the cabinet decided not to regularize the illegal construction of a prison on a green area in the federal capital.

He said this facility will be demolished and inquiry will be conducted against those who approved it. He said the prison will be constructed at an alternate place in Islamabad.