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Premier Khan chairs session of federal cabinet

ISLAMABAD: A meeting of the federal cabinet is underway in the chairmanship of Prime Minister Imran Khan to review the economic, political and security situation of the country.

As per the details, a nine-point agenda is being deliberated in the meeting at the Prime Minister House

The matter of putting and removing names from the Exit Control List (ECL) tops the agenda, whereas the appointment of chairman Privatization Commission and chairman Pakistan International Airline (PIA) will also be discussed.

The cabinet will accord a number of approvals on the matters including: appointment of managing director of Pakistan Bait-ul-Maal and Pakistan-Marrakesh industrial cooperation deal.

The leniency of rules regarding the import of urea by trading corporation will also be reviewed during the session. While, the cabinet is also expected to endorse the recent decisions taken by the Economic Coordination Counsel (ECC).

According to details, the cabinet members will be taken into confidence on the new program of International Monetary Fund (IMF) and details of talks with the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) delegation.

Following the arrest of PML-N president Shehbaz Sharif, the session would also mull over the mechanism of recovering illegal assets from the owners and the performance of National Accountability Bureau will also be evaluated. Further, the cabinet will be taken on-board for continuing nonstop accountability process, as per the sources.




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