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PM presides over first meeting of CCI today

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan is presiding over the first session of the Council of Common Interests (CCI) on Monday (today).

The council meeting is taking place at the PM Office and is being attended by the chief ministers of all the four provinces.

The meeting will take up a seven-point agenda, which includes summaries with regard to import of liquefied natural gas (LNG), launching a countrywide cleanliness drive and setting up a task force for streamlining regulatory functions.

The Petroleum, Exploration and Production Policy 2012 as well as matters pertaining to workers welfare fund, and Employees Old-Age Benefits Institution (EOBI) will also come under discussion during the meeting.

The meeting would also review the implementation of the decisions previously taken by the inter-provincial coordination body.

No summary of any province has been made part of the agenda of the CCI meeting.

Council of Common Interests

Council of Common Interests (CCI) is a constitutional body, which resolves the disputes of power sharing between the federation and provinces and works under the Ministry of Inter Provincial Coordination.

The CCI was formed under 1973 constitution. Initially, it worked under Cabinet Division till Year 2010. After 18th amendment in the constitution, the body was transferred to the Ministry of Inter Provincial Coordination in March 2010.

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