Federal cabinet extends service tenure of chairman FBR Javed Ghani

Arhama AltafWeb Editor

29th Dec, 2020. 06:08 pm
Federal cabinet

Meeting of Federal Cabinet took place in Islamabad with Prime Minister Imran Khan in the chair.

The meeting discussed overall economic and political situation of the country. It also gave approval on filing treason case under Article 6 of the constitution against Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) leader Mufti Kifayatullah over his anti-state remarks.

During the meeting Cabinet granted approval on filing treason case under Article 6 of the constitution against (JUI-F) leader Mufti Kifayatullah over his anti-state remarks.

On the other hand, the federal cabinet has extended the service tenure of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) chairman Javed Ghani.

Javed Ghani was appointed as the chairman of the board on 4 July 2020 succeeding Nausheen Javed Amjad.

After the extension, Javed Ghani will serve as FBR chairman for three more months. Furthermore, the federal cabinet approved a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the FBI, US and the NAB. The matter of gas loadshedding also came under discussion during today’s meeting.

Special Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) on Petroleum, Babar Nadeem briefed the meeting about the latest situation.

Earlier this month, Federal interior minister Sheikh Rasheed had said that SAPM Nadeem Babar had furnished his clarification on petroleum products.

However, many cabinet members expressed anger over him in the last meeting of the federal cabinet.

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