April 21, 2022: Minister for Info and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb on Wednesday introduced a mega reduction for public in the holy thirty day period of Ramazan after the Federal Cupboard reduced the prices of sugar and flour.
Briefing the media folks at the Nationwide Press Club soon after the Federal Cupboard assembly yesterday, she explained Primary Minister Shehbaz Sharif, due to the fact assuming the place of work, gave meticulous target on delivering quick aid to the masses specifically in the holy thirty day period of Ramazan.
Flanked by Minister of Finance and Earnings Miftah Ismail, she explained the cabinet had fixed Rs 400 cost for 10 kilogram sack of flour and Rs 70 for every kg for sugar at the Ramazan Bazars and Utility Merchants. 10 kg flour bag amount was minimized by Rs 150 while Rs 10 of the for each kg sweetener.
10 kg wheat flour sack would be marketed at Rs 400 throughout the province, hence not restricted to the Utility Stores and Ramazan Bazaars, she famous.
Marriyum mentioned the Main Secretary of Punjab had been directed to be certain uninterrupted wheat and sugar supply to Gilgit Baltistan. Similarly, it has been resolved at the Cabinet that the Federal Govt would ensure clean offer of the commodities to Balochistan.
She mentioned at provincial level, Chief Secretaries would check the supply of important merchandise while in general monitoring would be completed by PM Shehbaz Sharif.
Lamenting lousy economic insurance policies of the earlier regime that not only experienced a devastating impression the nationwide overall economy, but also afflicted the popular guy in phrases of home expenses and medications, she reported alternative of the economic troubles confronted by the country was between the priority agenda of the Federal Cabinet which included nearly all the coalition associates of the PML-N government.
Between other conclusions, she stated the Federal Cupboard had accorded approval for development of a new committee which was mandated to furnish a report on overhauling the Exit Regulate List’s (ECL) regulations, allegedly misused by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf government.
The committee, headed by Law Minister Azam Nazeer Tarar, also incorporated Minister for Commerce Naveed Qamar, Minister for Communications Asad Mahmood and Ayaz Sadiq.
She reported the committee, whose Phrases of Reference had been finalized, was asked to post the report to the Federal Cabinet inside of a few days.
It would also brief the Cabinet at the future meeting that how the ECL regulation was misused during the tenure of PTI federal government, she extra.
Marriyum said the last committee of preceding Federal Cabinet on ECL was fashioned on in December 2020 and headed by the then Accountability Advisor Shehzad Akbar who got dictations from Imran Khan.
She said the PTI governing administration employed the ECL or check out checklist to politically victimize its opponents under the garb of accountability in the course of the previous four years of Imran Khan’s rule who, himself, was accused of all people allegations he experienced put on their opponents.
There was a entire procedure for putting identify of a person on these kinds of checklist but in the earlier federal government, it was Imran Khan who finally resolved who to remain on it, she alleged.
The minister added that initiatives were being currently being built to evaluate the ECL similar regulation so that it could not be applied against anybody in the long term.
She recalled that a total-fledged and so-termed accountability campaign was introduced towards the governing administration officers, parliamentarians, and journalists who in the end fell prey to the NAB-Niazi nexus.
The PTI authorities even failed to confirm accusations in opposition to a single politician in the court docket, she added.
She explained a senior officer had explained to PM Shehbaz Sharif through the electric power sector briefing that he did not do any get the job done throughout the past four yrs owing to the concern of Countrywide Accountability Beuearu (NAB).
Marriyum lashed out at the PTI governing administration for influencing point out establishments together with FIA to have out witch hunt versus their opponents.
“Imran Khan utilised FIA in opposition to Shehbaz Sharif out of his own grudge,” she included.
She explained the Federal Cabinet these days experienced accredited the appointment of Tahir Rai as Director Common of FIA.