ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan presided a session of the federal cabinet on Tuesday to discuss the budget session, the recent string of arrests and his visit to Bishkek to attend the Council of Heads of State (CHS) of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO).
The session, which began at 11 am in the PM Office, discussed the establishment of an inquiry commission, the recent string of arrests and strategy for the budget session.
The cabinet was briefed about the Ehsas programme and the Visa NOC Liberalisation Policy, among the 15 point agenda presented.
The progress of the asset scheme, Pak-Iran Maritime Search and Rescue Agreement along with verified cases of theft by the Federal Investigation Agency and the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority were also part of the agenda.
The cabinet approved the signing of an agreement between the National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) and the University of New Mexico, the Pakistan Industrial Technical Assistance Centre and the Chinese University Jiangsu.
The delayed contracts with various countries along with the implementation of decisions of cabinet meetings were also approved by the cabinet.