PM chairs Federal Cabinet meeting, discussed overall situations of the country
Meeting of the Federal Cabinet was held in Islamabad with Prime Minister Imran Khan in the chair here on Tuesday.
It discussed overall economic and political situation of the country.
The meeting was given a detailed briefing on the spike areas of dengue, relevant data and the steps being taken to overcome it.
The Prime Minister directed the Ministry of National Health to provide all out facilities to provincial governments also in this regard.
The Federal Cabinet also approved first ever e-commerce policy of the country.
The Prime Minister directed to plan a roadmap for rules, regulations and basic structure of e-commerce in the country.
Imran Khan also urged the Pakistan Halal Food Authority to hold meetings with various stakeholders and industry representatives to work out in this area.
The Prime Minister was also briefed on the performance of Pakistan Citizen Portal.
It was informed that more than 11, 73, 000 citizens have registered with this app and more than a million complaints have been disposed of successfully.
The cabinet also approved exemption of Gwadar Port from taxation.
The Prime Minister apprised the cabinet in detail of his visit to the UN, his meetings with various heads of government and state, and other stakeholders.
He said he had interaction with more than seventy personalities while the Foreign Minister also held more than fifty meetings.
The agenda of the meetings was to counter the Indian narrative on situation in Kashmir, expose its black face before the world community and to get the right of self-determination for oppressed Kashmiris according to UN resolutions.
The Prime Minister said many of the world leaders had no idea of the facts on Kashmir situation.
His meetings helped them change the perception they had about Kashmir and India.
Imran Khan also informed the cabinet about the combined efforts of Pakistan, Turkey and Malaysia on stopping Islamophobia and their agreement to start a modern English channel to present the true image of Islam to the world.
The channel will also depict dramas, films, culture of the three countries and rich Islamic values and traditions.
The cabinet congratulated Prime Minister at his successful visit to the United Nations and particularly his address at the UN General Assembly in which he highlighted the issue of Kashmir in a very potent way.
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