Cabinet accords approval to int’l agreements

By Staff Reporter
Thursday – March 29, 2018
ISLAMABAD: Prime minister (PM) Shahid Khaqan Abbasi chaired a meeting of the federal cabinet on Wednesday, the cabinet approved government to government agreement for rendering of services by national database and registration authority (NADRA) to the government of Somalia for the development of Somali national identification (NIC) system.

According to an official statement, the cabinet approved signing of a treaty on transfer of sentenced persons between the Islamic republic of Pakistan and peoples republic of China.

Approval for signing of the agreement between Islamic republic of Pakistan and kingdom of Saudi Arabia on transfer of convicted individuals was granted. Prevention of smuggling of migrants act, 2018 was approved.

The Cabinet approved a proposal to delete 11 items from the compulsory certification mark scheme of Pakistan standards and quality control authority while three items will be added to the list.

The items added to compulsory certification mark scheme include liquid tea/coffee whitener, powder tea/coffee whitener and refined palm olein.

The cabinet accorded its approval to notify maximum retail prices of 139 new additional pack sizes of already registered drugs which will help reducing the prices of these drugs.