The Federal Cabinet of Pakistan granted an interim extension of three months for the stay of registered Afghan refugees residing in Pakistan.
The cabinet meeting was held at the Prime Minister’s House with PM Nisar-ul-Mulk presiding it. The cabinet discussed in great detail the issue of extension in stay of the Afghan refugees in Pakistan and as a goodwill gesture, it granted an interim extension of three months for the stay of registered Afghan refugees residing in Pakistan.
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The cabinet was brief about the recently held meeting of Financial Action Task Force (FATP) in Paris and the upcoming elections were also discussed in the important meeting.
The meeting approved the annual budget of the Capital Development Authority for the year 2018-19, besides nodding to an amendment to include National University of Technology (NUTCH) in Schedule-II of Rules of Business, 1973.
The Federal Cabinet approved Financial Institution Rules, 2018 and appointing FIA as the Investigating Agency as required under Section 20(7) of Financial Institutions (Recovery of Finances) Ordinance (FIRO), 2001.