Cabinet to discuss situation


Federal Cabinet which is scheduled to meet on Friday (tomorrow) under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will discuss the Pak-India relations post-Uri attack, political situation in the country and other important matters. 

The following will be the agenda for the meeting:

(i) ban on import of flavoured/non-flavoured Sheesha (tobacco and tobacco free) and related substance in compliance with order passed by the Supreme Court of Pakistan;

(ii) establishment of a permanent Secretariat of the Council of Common Interests (CCI);

(iii) bifurcation of 4% quota for Gilgit-Baltistan/FATA;

(iv) formal approval of the Cabinet for signing of Memorandum of Understanding/agreements between Pakistani and Belarus Educational Institutions;

(v) approval of the Cabinet to sign agreement on collaboration on the establishment of Urdu and Belarus Language Chairs (Centers) between the National University of Modern Languages (NUML), Islamabad, Pakistan and Minsk State Linguistic University (MSLU), Minsk, Belarus;

(vi) approval of the Cabinet to sign cooperation agreement between Belarus and Pakistan on mutual recognition of education certificates;

(vii) ex-post facto approval for initiation of negotiation and approval for signing of agreement on sir services between Pakistan and Belarus;

(viii) approval of the Cabinet for signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between Trading Corporation of Pakistan (TCP) and PT KOPELINDO of Indonesia;

(ix) approval of the Cabinet to Initiate and Sign Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Board of Investment, Pakistan and Business France;

(x) approval of the Cabinet for signing of a draft MoU between South Africa and Pakistan on Defence and Defence Industrial Cooperation;

(xi) formal approval of the Cabinet for Inter-Government Framework Agreement Signed between Government of China and Pakistan for Financing of Metro Rail Transit System on the Orange Line in Lahore;

(xii) approval of the Cabinet for signing a Memorandum of Understanding between the Office of the Auditor General of Pakistan and the Turkish Court of Accounts (TCA) on auditing;

(xiii) approval of the Cabinet to commence negotiations on protocol on bilateral consultations between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Pakistan and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Romania;

(xiv) approval of the Cabinet for signing of an MoU on bilateral consultations between the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Pakistan and the Portuguese Republic;

(xv) approval in principle to amend the convention between Pakistan and Belarus for the avoidance of double taxation and prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income;

(xvi) confirmation of decisions taken by the Economic Co-ordination Committee of the Cabinet (ECC) dated 23rd September & 26th September, 2016; and

(xvii) confirmation of decisions taken by the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCE) on August 3, 2016 and September 15, 2016. -Business Recorder 

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