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Cabinet Meeting: PM Imran Khan chairs federal cabinet meeting

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan is chairing a meeting of the federal cabinet today at the Prime Minister office to mull an eight-point agenda.


The meeting is specifically focused on establishing a task force to bring back the money illegally taken abroad. Prime Minister Imran is being briefed on the technicalities of the matter and a report about constituting a task force was presented to the premier.


The decision to appoint acting Chief Executive Officer of the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) is also expected to be made during the meeting.


The recommendations for safeguarding the human rights in the country will also be submitted in the meeting by the Ministry of Human Rights.


Moreover, appointment of the Chief Commissioner for Afghan refugees, permission for abolishing discretionary funds for federal ministries and divisions and the summary for extension in contract of NIPC chairman will also be discussed for approval in the cabinet meeting.


In addition to this, the Ministry of Education’s task force will present its report on the establishment of Pak-China joint research centre on Earth Sciences in the meeting.


The federal cabinet in its previous meeting on August 24, revised working hours in government departments, abolished discretionary funds of the prime minister, federal ministers and members of the national and provincial assemblies and imposed a ban on first-class air travel by the president, head of the government, chief justice, Senate chairman, NA Speaker and other top government officials.

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