Visit to China more suc­cess­ful than ex­pected, says PM Im­ran

Cabi­net ap­proves con­sti­tu­tion of Pol­icy Board to de­vise poli­cies of FBR

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IS­LAM­ABAD: Prime Min­is­ter Im­ran Khan on Thurs­day in­formed the fed­eral cabi­net that his maiden of­fi­cial visit to China was "more suc­cess­ful than ex­pected" and that the host coun­try has "as­sured ev­ery kind of as­sis­tance to Pak­istan".

The prime min­is­ter, while brief­ing the cabi­net, said that for the first time in the his­tory of Pak-China bi­lat­eral re­la­tion­ship, the lat­ter as­sured the for­mer its full sup­port in the agri­cul­ture sec­tor.

Dur­ing the meet­ing, the pre­mier also ap­proved a sum­mary em­pow­er­ing the Fed­eral Board of Rev­enue (FBR) to is­sue a tax di­rec­tory. The FBR will pub­lish a sep­a­rate tax di­rec­tory for mem­bers of the par­lia­ment.

Fur­ther­more, the fed­eral cabi­net ap­proved the ap­point­ment of Rizwan Memon as chair­man of the Trad­ing Cor­po­ra­tion of Pak­istan, and sanc­tioned the is­suance of a li­cense to Lib­erty Air Ltd.

On the rec­om­men­da­tions of the min­istry of in­te­rior, the cabi­net also gave its ap­proval to take sev­eral in­di­vid­u­als into pro­tec­tive cus­tody.

Ava­ri­ety of in­ter­na­tional agree­ments were also given the green light, chiefly among which were ex­change- of- pris­on­ers treaties with Eng­land and Ire­land.

IS­LAM­ABAD: Prime Min­is­ter Im­ran Khan ad­dress­ing at Par­lia­men­tary Party Meet­ing in Par­lia­ment House.

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