NATIONAL

National Assembly Session

The National Assembly has been informed that national culture policy will be announced on the 25th of this month.

Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb told the house during the questions hour that the policy envisages measures to revive the endangered and extinct cultures.

She said this policy includes education on cultural diversity and necessary awareness campaigns. She said the policy has been framed after getting inputs from the provincial governments.

Minister of State for Maritime Affairs Jaffer Iqbal told the house that thirty railway stations are being upgraded at an estimated cost of about 2,973 million rupees.

Parliamentary Secretary for Cabinet Division Raja Javed Ikhlas told the house that two nuclear power plants of 2,400 megawatts are near completion.

He said the government is focusing on the exploitation of Hydel resources as well as using LNG to produce cheap electricity.