Cabinet nods prisoners sentence reduction on Eid Milad ul Nabi (PBUH).
Prime Minister Imran Khan presided the federal cabinet meeting in Islamabad on Monday.
Cabinet nods prisoners sentence reduction
They also condemned hurting of the sentiments of Muslims by French President Emmanuel Macron.
Federal cabinet also took strong notice of the blasphemous caricatures of the Holy Prophet (Peace Be Upon Him) that hurt the sentiments of the Muslims.
Furthermore, it said that blasphemy against the Holy Prophet (PBUH) is intolerable and unacceptable for any Muslim.
The Cabinet reiterated that the sentiments of Muslims would be fully expressed in every available forum regarding blasphemous caricatures.
In this regard, platform of the Organization of Islamic Countries will be utilized to apprise the world community about concerns of the Pakistani nation and the Muslim Ummah.
The cabinet was briefed about procurement and availability of wheat in the country.
It was informed that availability of 1.5 million metric tons of wheat will be ensured by31st January of the next year.
Similarly, the Ministry of Industries and Production gave briefing about the import and availability of sugar.
It said that so far 266,939 metric tons of sugar remains available in the country.
Private sector has imported 99,639 metric tons, while4 52,951 metric tons of additional sugar will be made available during next month. It was told that required three hundred thousand metric tons of sugar will be acquired by the end of next month.
Sugar and wheat
Prime Minister Imran Khan directed for an organized and coordinated mechanism for timely assessment of the needs of sugar and wheat in the country, keeping in view requirements of all the provinces.
He said difficulties in the way of import should be addressed to avert any shortage of the commodity. He especially emphasized on ensuring quality of imported wheat.
On vacant posts in various ministries, the Prime Minister directed to fill all such posts in three months.
The cabinet also approved import of cattle from gulf countries. Mutual legal assistance requests from Peru, Hungary, and Columbia also got cabinet’s nod.
Meanwhile, Ministry of Railways gave a detailed briefing on the revival and restructuring of Pakistan Railways.
They official said that a comprehensive plan has been formulated to make the organization a profitable institute.
He directed that revival and restricting process should be completed within the stipulated time.
Imran Khan said that the plan will help timely completion of ML-1 project.