Multiple important decisions taken in Federal Cabinet meeting in Islamabad

Multiple important decisions taken in Federal Cabinet meeting in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD- Federal Cabinet has given approval to a special CPEC Business visa to facilitate the Chinese investment in the country.

Briefing media persons about the decisions taken in the cabinet meeting held in Islamabad today with Prime Minister Imran Khan in the chair, Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhary Fawad Hussain said this will enable the Chinese investors to get their visas within 48 hours and get the security clearance in 30 day.

Minister for Planning Asad Umar also joined the Information Minister during briefing.

The Cabinet appreciated the economic team for steering the country towards stability despite the challenge posed by Covid-19 and flawed policies of previous regimes.

Chaudhry Fawad Hussain said overseas voters are important agenda of our electoral reforms. He said the Election Commission should take immediate steps to bring them into our electoral process.

He said Electronic Voting Machine is being appreciated by different segments of the society, including bar associations. He said Rawalpindi Bar Council has demanded EVM for their upcoming elections.

The Cabinet appreciated improvement in the relations between Turkey and Saudi Arabia as it will be beneficial for Muslim Ummah.

The Prime Minister appreciated Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi for successfully raising the Palestine issue at international forums.

The Minister said Cabinet accorded approval to Cantonment Board Elections and directed Ministry of Defence to make all arrangements in this regard.

He said the forum approved the formation of a committee to review the Tehrik e Labbaik Pakistan's application for lifting of ban on it. After reviewing the application, the committee will present its recommendations to the Cabinet.

The Cabinet also gave approval to a new Board of Directors of PTV. The Secretary Information will be the Chairperson of PTV's new board while Director General Radio Pakistan has also been included in its members.