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The changes in cabinet is under PM’s control: Firdous Ashiq Awan

Arhama AltafWeb Editor

01st Oct, 2019. 08:35 pm
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Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed to control the price of flour in order to reduce burden on common man.

This was stated by Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan while briefing the media on cabinet decisions in Islamabad today (Tuesday).

She said the Prime Minister issued directives to Ministry of National Food Security and provincial governments to take steps to avoid shortage of wheat and control the price of bread.

The Prime Minister while taking notice of the spread of dengue in the country said efforts should be maximized to control the virus.

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.

Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan said the meeting considered the rising trend of E-shopping, and expanding reach of smart phones in the country.

The Prime Minister directed to plan a road map for rules, regulations and basic structure of e-commerce in the country.

The cabinet also approved exemption of Gwadar Port from taxation, Firdous said.

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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