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Federal Cabinet approves repatriation policy for Afghan refugees

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ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Federal Cabinet on Tuesday approved the policy regarding repatriation of Afghan refugees as well as electoral reforms.

The approval was accorded in a meeting Chaired by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Islamabad to discuss a 32-point agenda.

The meeting also approved Report of the Cabinet Committee constituted for the people effected by Indian firing on Working Boundary and foreign commercial Loans so far.

While speaking on the occasion, the prime minister said that previous governments paid no attention to hospitals and health related facilities in the Country. He said that people were facing acute problems owing to shortage of quality hospitals.

“We are taking initiatives in the crucially important health and education sectors,” the prime minister said adding that it was our commitment with the people of Pakistan to provide quality health facilities free of cost to the deserving.

The 32-point agenda to be considered in the Cabinet meeting includes:

  1. Repatriation and Management Policy for Afghan Refugees
  2. Electoral Reforms
  3. Ehtesab Commission
  4. Report of Cabinet Committee Constituted for the People Affected by the Indian firing on the Working Boundaries
  5. Medical Treatment of Poor/Deserving Citizens Suffering From Fatal Diseases Including Kidney, Liver, Bone-Marrow Transplant and Cancers
  6. Construction of 500, 250 and 100 bed Hospitals across Pakistan and Establishment of Health Infrastructure Development and Management Company (HIDMC)
  7. Cabinet’s approval of Foreign Commercial Loans
  8. Ratification of the Supplementary Grant of Rs 389,770,000 for repair and purchase of spare parts for the helicopters of six aviation squadron
  9. Memorandum of understanding (MoU) between Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) and Export Promotion Bureau (EPB) of Bangladesh in the Field of Trade Promotion
  10. Approval of principle for negotiations of the draft agreement between Pakistan and Russian Federation of Training of Military personnel of Russian Federation on Training of Military personnel training institutions of Pakistan
  11. Approval of the Cabinet for signing Memorandum of Understanding between Office of Auditor General of Pakistan and the National Audit Office of Peoples’ Republic of China (CNAO) on cooperation on Auditing in Public Sector
  12. Ratification/approval for initiation of negotiations and singing of MoU between the securities and exchange commission of Pakistan and the Bimeh Markazi-General Insurance of Iran on Exchange of Information in the Field of Insurance
  13. Ex-post approval for initiation of negotiations and approval for signing of MoU between the financial monitoring Unit (FMU) of Pakistan and financial monitoring of the State Control Committee of the Republic of Belarus in the field of Anti Money Laundering and combating financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) in the field of Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism
  14. Host-Country Agreement (HCA) with International fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD)
  15. MoU between Islamic Republic of Pakistan and the Republic of Azerbaijan on cooperation in the Field of Agriculture
  16. Ratification of Protocol to Amend the Convention for Avoidance of Double Taxation and Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with Respect to Taxes on Income between Pakistan and Belarus
  17. Conventions between the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and the Government of Senegal for the Avoidance of Double Taxations and Preventions of Fiscal Evasion with respect to Taxes on Income-approval to sign Initialed Draft
  18. Approval of the Cabinet to Initiate Negotiations for Signing of MoU between the Board of Investment, Government of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and Investment Promotion Agency under the Ministry of Economy of the Kyrgyz Republic of Promoting Investment Opportunities
  19. Approval of the Cabinet to Initiate Negotiations for Signing of MoU between the Board of Investment of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and Business France for Promoting Investment Opportunities
  20. Confirmation of the Decisions taken by Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCE) dated 29.11.2016
  21. Confirmation of the Decisions taken by CCE dated 19.2.2017
  22. Confirmation of the Decisions taken by Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet in its meetings held on January 18 and 23, 2017
  23. Confirmation of the Decisions taken by the ECC of the Cabinet in its meeting held on January 31, 2016
  24. Confirmation of the Decisions taken by the Cabin Committee on Privatization (CCOP) in its meeting held on January 27, 2017
  25. Confirmation of the Decisions taken by the Cabinet Committee for Disposal of Legislative Cases (CCLC) in its meeting held on January 13, 2017
  26. Confirmation of Decisions taken by the CCLC in its meeting held on February 6, 2017
  27. Authorization for Expeditious Disposal of Certain Procedural Administrative and Statutory Cases.
  28. Approval of Foreign Commercial Loans and Tax Exemption on Interest payments.
  29. Approval for Signing of Agreement between Bank Markazi Jomhouri Islamic Iran (BMJII) and State Bank of Pakistan on Banking and Payment Arrangement (BPA)
  30. Enforcement of Remaining provisions of Corporate Restructuring Companies Act, 2016 (XXXII of 2016)
  31. Cabinet’s Approval for |negotiations and Conclusion of Agreement between Government of the Republic of Turkey and Government of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan on Technical Cooperation in the Field of Health
  32. Framing of the National School of Public Policy (NSPP) Rules, 2017.
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