Islamabad, September 28, 2021: Prime Minister Imran khan chaired federal cabinet meeting in Islamabad. The Cabinet was informed that the cost on motorways constructed in 2013 was found to be several times higher than the present cost.
Aviation Division briefed Cabinet on civil aviation laws relating to high rise buildings in urban areas. The Cabinet directed that the rules and regulations for high rise buildings be finalized for which the 4-member Ministerial Committee will review international models and submit a report to the Cabinet.
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Axens Selected for Byco’s Refinery Upgrading Project Phases I, II & III to Support in Producing Euro V Gasoline and Diesel, Pakistan
In order to revive the Telephone Industry of Pakistan and adapt to modern requirements, the Cabinet approved the government to bring the Telephone Industry of Pakistan under the control of National Radio and Telecommunication Corporation.
Cabinet approved proposed National Action Plan for Protection of Business and Human Rights. The action plan has been set up after two years consultation with all stakeholders. The action plan consists of 69 goals with following priority areas, - Financial Transparency & Human Rights in Public Procurement Contract - Anti-Discrimination, Equal opportunity and Inclusion - Human Rights due diligence - Labor Standards & Informal Economy - Child Labor - Forced or Bonded Labor - Occupational Health & Safety - Access to Remedy.
Cabinet approves obtaining Pakistani visa on Pakistan Online Visa System for 191 countries. Earlier, only 50 countries had this facility. This initiative will boost investment and tourism in Pakistan.