PM Chairs Cabinet Meeting

The Federal Cabinet met in Islamabad where Prime Minister Imran Khan chaired the meeting.

After the Cabinet Meeting, Prime Minister's Special Assistant Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan, Minister for Communication Murad Saeed, PM'S Adviser on Climate Change Amin Aslam briefed the Media.

Prime Minister's Special Assistant Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan said the Cabinet approved reduction of tax on edible oil from 7% to 2%.

Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan said a high level Committee was formed to investigate Reko Diq Case. She said the Law Minister will head the Committee on Reko Diq.

She said that Tousif h. FAROOQ was appointed Chairman NEPRA while Commissioner Islamabad will remain Chairman CDA for another 3 months.

Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan said a E-Commerce Framework was policy approved.

Dr. Firdous said the Cabinet was briefed about the facts mentioned in daily mail news.

PM'S Adviser on Climate Change Amin Aslam said that the Cabinet banned the use of plastic shopping bags in Islamabad. The use of Plastic Bags will be prohibited in the Federal Capital after August 14. He said fines will be imposed on sellers & buyers of Plastic Bags. Amin Aslam said biodegradable bags will be given to replace Plastic Bags. He said Clean & Green Pakistan is vision of PM.

Minister for Communication Murad Saeed said the previous rulers plundered money in name of Security. Yousaf Raza Gillani held 5 Camp Offices. Rs 240 million were spent on Security of these 5 Camp Offices.

He said Asif Zardari used 246 Vehicles for his Security while Nawaz Sharif spent $0.460 million in his visit to U.S. In 2015.

He said Rs 245 million spent on fencing of Nawaz Sharif's Raiwind House. He said Rs 8720 million spent on Security of Shahbaz Sharif's Security. He said shahbaz Sharif deployed Special Security Squads for his family.

Murad Saeed said Shahbaz Sharif used Ex PM'S Nawaz Sharif plane for 556 times.