PM summons federal cabinet meeting on Tuesday


ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has summoned a meeting of the federal cabinet on March 19 (Tuesday) in Islamabad.

The meeting will be held at the prime minister’s office to discuss a 30-point agenda. The cabinet members will be briefed over plan for reformations in the revenue division of Federal Board of Revenue (FBR).

The federal cabinet will approve the dissolution of budget allocated for “entertainment and gift”. A commission set up for reviewing the master plan for Islamabad is likely to be reshuffled by the federal cabinet.

The cabinet will also approve the formation of a new National Information Technology Board (NITB) as well as a youth development agreement between ministries of inter-provincial coordination and communication.

The cabinet will also consider the formation of a task force on Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB), appointments of heads of public sector enterprises and the director general of Debt Policy Coordination Office.

Extension of licenses of different airlines and private charters are likely to be approved in the upcoming cabinet session.