Federal Cabinet Meeting approves import of wheat

Roman AhmedWeb Editor

22nd Jun, 2021. 09:02 pm
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The information minister Fawad Chaudhry also announced the series of choices taken by the federal cabinet in today’s meeting.

Chaudhry said that the cabinet has permitted the import of another 1 million metric tons of wheat.

He added that the government has to support the import of wheat even though Pakistan has a “record production” of wheat this year.

The information minister said that a novel law is being presented to help the government take back government-owned possessions.

“Railways, abandoned waqf properties, and other federal agencies will be able to reclaim their lands through this law,” said Chaudhry.

Among other decisions, Cabinet has also agreed to the appointment of Aslam Khan as the new PIA chairman.

Whereas Asim Riaz as the Drug Regulatory Authority Pakistan’s (DRAP) CEO for three months.

Chaudhry also proclaimed that a cabinet sub-committee on NGOs has also been formed.

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