Prime Minister Imran Khan has expressed determination that government, leadership and people of Pakistan will fully stand by Kashmiris in their right to self-determination.
Giving briefing to media on cabinet meeting in Islamabad today, Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan said the Prime Minister took the cabinet into confidence regarding his yesterday’s speech and the steps being taken by the government to internationalize the injustice and plight of Kashmiris to the world in an effective manner.
Dr. Firdous said the cabinet endorsed the Prime Minister’s decision to choose the sacred day of Friday to observe it as national solidarity day with Kashmiris.
The cabinet hailed the steps being taken by the government on highlighting the Kashmir issue and the recently set up focal group on Kashmir comprising members from both treasury and opposition.
The cabinet members assured full support to the Prime Minister on his upcoming address to the UN General Assembly next month.
Referring to public welfare steps of the government, the Special Assistant said the Prime Minister was briefed that token system has been introduced in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to facilitate the public on first come first serve basis.
Prime Minister directed to speed up the process of completion of public development projects.
He urged the cabinet members to make distinction between project planning and project implementation.
The cabinet expressed its concern on rising online crimes, including child pornography.
Prime Minister Imran Khan directed the law ministry to give exemplary punishments to those involved in such heinous crimes, so that it has a deterrence effect.