Lahore : The Federal Cabinet on Wednesday strongly condemned barbaric incident of Kasur and directed that strict action should be taken against the perpetrators of the heinous act.
The federal cabinet which met under the chair of Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi at the PM Office offered Fateha for the martyrs of Quetta terrorist incident.
Ministry of Energy (Power Division) gave a presentation to the Federal Cabinet on power system constraints for summer 2018 and the requirements for the up-gradation of transmission and distribution system in the country.
Discussing transfer of Pakistan Central Cotton Committee and Cotton related matters from Ministry of Textile Industry to Ministry of National Food Security and Research Division, the Cabinet constituted a committee headed by Advisor to the PM, Sartaj Aziz to assess cotton production pattern in the country and submit its recommendation within two weeks for making an informed decision.
The federal cabinet also accorded following approvals:
The Cabinet approved amendment in Capital Development Authority Ordinance, 1960.
Ratification of “Protocol between the Government of the Republic of Turkey and the Government of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, regarding the Exchange of Armed Forces Personnel”.
Approval of Signing Draft MoU between the Department of Archeology and Museums National Museum Rietberg, Zurich Switzerland.
Ratification of the Decisions Taken by the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet in its meeting held on December 22, 2017.
Appointment of Member of National Industrial Relations (NIRC) submitted by Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development.
Appointment of Chief Executive Officer / Managing Director Inter State Gas System Company Limited (ISGSL).
The federal cabinet also approved placing of annual report of the National Economic Council (NEC) for year 2016-17 before both Houses of the Parliament as required by Article 156(5) of the Constitution.