PM chairs federal cabinet meeting

PM Imran Khan

Islamabad, 03 March 2020 – Mudasser Chudhary:

The cabinet will be briefed about the ongoing coronavirus situation in the country as a fifth case emerged within a week’s time span in Pakistan.

An eight-point agenda for the cabinet meeting has already been prepared. The agenda includes a briefing from Special Assistant to PM on Health Dr Zafar Mirza on the measures to contain coronavirus across the country.

The prime minister will chair the meeting which will also review the political and economic situation in the country.

The PM will take the cabinet into confidence regarding his recent one-day visit to Qatar, and the peace agreement signed between the United States and the Taliban over the weekend.

The cabinet will also consider a proposal to transfer the control of select hospitals from the provincial to federal authorities. Decisions related to the privatisation of state entities are also expected to come under discussion.

The cabinet will also review the audit of the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) and consider a post-election revenue report that will be presented in the meeting.