Federal Cabinet decides to set up new Media Regulatory Authority
Meeting of federal cabinet was held in Islamabad on Thursday.
Prime Minister Imran Khan chaired the meeting.
Regarding the decisions taken at the cabinet meeting, Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry said it has been decided to merge Earthquake Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Authority into National Disaster Management Authority.
He said Pakistan is being opened for the world for the first time, with mega changes in visa regime in the coming days.
The Minister said a sum of 58 million dollars has been approved for Pakistan Mortgage Refinance Company. This will also ensure finance for Naya Pakistan House Scheme of the government.
He said the cabinet approved the steps for constitution of New Media Regulatory Authority and also asked to hold consultation with journalistic associations to hear their views.