Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi chaired a meeting of the Federal Cabinet at Prime Minister’s Office

May 08, 2018

Islamabad, 08 May 2018:

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi chaired a meeting of the Federal Cabinet at Prime Minister’s Office today. 

At the outset, the Federal Cabinet strongly condemned the attack on Interior Minister Mr. Ahsan Iqbal and prayed for his speedy recovery.

The Cabinet ratified the decisions taken by the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet in its meeting held on 27-04-2018.

The Cabinet approved renewal of Agreement for coordination in the field of Education between the Ministry of Inter-Provincial Coordination Government of Islamic Republic of Pakistan and Ministry of Education of the Kyrgyz Republic signed on 8th March, 2005.

The Federal Cabinet also approved signing of the following MoUs/Agreements;

•       MoU on Cooperation in agricultural research and development for the Belt & Road among Ministry of National Food Security & Research, Institute of Plant Protection, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Science and Centre for Agricultural and Bioscience International (CABI) Pakistan.

•       Approval for signing of Agreement on Transfer of Offenders between the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. 

•       Agreement for provision of credit line facility amounting to US$14 million to Somalia related to provision of services by NADRA.

Nominations of Vice-President, Treasurer and the Members of Governing Body of Iqbal Academy Pakistan, Lahore were approved.

The Cabinet approved re-appointment of Mr. Ahmed Owais Pirzada as Member Technical (BS-22) Competitions Appellate Tribunal, Islamabad.

The Cabinet granted ex-post facto approval of the notification for revised proforma for inspection of new medical colleges as per the directions of the Supreme Court. 

The Cabinet also approved appointment of Board of Directors of National Security Printing Company (NSPC).

The Prime Minister also briefed the Cabinet about his meeting with the Parliamentary leaders and representatives of various political parties yesterday about implementation of FATA reforms.