Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi chairs meeting of Federal Cabinet

Islamabad, April 12, 2018 (PPI-OT):Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi chaired a meeting of the Federal Cabinet at Prime Minister’s Office today. The Cabinet approved signing of the MoU between National Library of Pakistan and National Library of Cuba ‘Jose Marti’ for strengthening of mutual cooperation between the two libraries of Pakistan and Cuba. The Cabinet also approved signing of Tripartite MoU between National Transport Research Center, Pakistan and China Highway and Transportation Society and Second Highway Consultants Co. Ltd., China to conduct study on “International Transport Technology Standards and Specification Systems, especially in those countries along the ‘Belt and Road’ routes.

The Cabinet ratified the decisions taken by Cabinet Committee for Disposal of legislative Cases (CCLC) in its meeting held on 04-04-2018 and the decisions taken by the Cabinet Committee on Privatization (CCOP) in its meeting held on 30-03-2018. The Cabinet approved appointment of Lt. Gen. Sadiq Ali as Chairman Pakistan Ordnance of Factories Board (POFB). Approval was accorded to Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development to grant licenses to 54 Overseas Employment Promoters, as recommended by Bureau of Emigration and Overseas Employment (BEOE). Appointment of Dr. Khawar Siddiquie Khokhar as Director General National Institute of Electronics (NIE), Islamabad was approved.

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