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The Federal Cabinet approves the merger of FATA with KPK

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Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi today chaired a meeting of the Federal Cabinet at Prime Minister’s Office on Tuesday.

The meeting ratified the decisions of the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the cabinet taken during its meetings held on 08-05-2018 and 11-05-2018. Decisions of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCoE) taken during its meeting on 12-10-2017 were also ratified.

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The Federal Cabinet ratified the Agreement between the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and Bosnia & Herzegovina on co-operation in the sphere of Defence Industry. The cabinet approved the signing of MoU between the Board of Investment, Government of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and Business France. The cabinet approved the signing of a MoU between Educational Scientific Productive Complex “International of Kyrgyzstan” Kyrgyz Republic and Allama Iqbal Open University, the Islamic Republic of Pakistan in the field of distance education.

The cabinet approved the appointment of Ashtar Abbas, D&SJ as Judge, Banking Court-IV, Lahore. The cabinet approved repatriation of Syed Zulfiqar Ali Shah, Judge Banking Court-IV Karachi to High Court of Sindh. Ijlal Hyder Memon, D&SJ Tando Muhammad Khan has been appointed in his place. The cabinet approved an extension in tenure of Obaid Ahmed Khan, D&SJ as Special Court (Control of Narcotics Substance-II) in Karachi for a further period of two years w.e.f. 07-05-2018.

Appointment of Justice (Retd) Ch. Shahid Saeed as Chairman Copyright Board in IPO-Pakistan was approved. The meeting approved re-constitution of the Board of Directors of PNSC and also granted ex-post facto approval for appointment of Chairman, Pakistan National Shipping Corporation, Karachi.

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