Minister for Info and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry addressing a press convention in Islamabad on October 12, 2021, after a federal cupboard assembly. — YouTube/HumNewsLive

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Info and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry Tuesday mentioned that the votint rights of the abroad Pakistanis at all times stays on the  PTI-led authorities’s agenda within the Cupboard conferences.

Talking throughout a post-cabinet press convention in Islamabad, the minister mentioned issues associated to electoral reforms, the difficulty of the digital voting machine (EVMs), and the voting rights of abroad Pakistanis, amongst different points, got here beneath dialogue in the course of the cupboard assembly. The assembly was held beneath the chairmanship of Prime Minister Imran Khan.

“No cupboard assembly goes with out the point out of abroad Pakistanis’ proper to vote,” Fawad mentioned. “The federal government will make sure that abroad Pakistani are given the correct to vote [in the next general election].”

The federal government has additionally authorised the ability of offering a web-based energy of lawyer to abroad Pakistanis, he mentioned.

Fawad additionally talked in regards to the financial affairs of the nation and mentioned that Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin is in talks with the Worldwide Financial Fund (IMF).

“Tarin is in the USA proper now to talk to the IMF, and he’ll proceed to carry out his duties consistent with the regulation and the Structure of Pakistan,” he mentioned.

Shedding mild on the difficulty of Afghanistan, the knowledge minister mentioned that the federal government has determined to not cost any visa charges from Afghan residents.

“We’ve got additionally determined to difficulty enterprise visas to Afghan merchants,” he mentioned, including that the federal government desires to encourage Afghan residents to go for authorized means to enter Pakistan.

Fawad mentioned that the federal government has additionally determined to grant the ability of on-line visas to international workers engaged on the tasks of the China-Pakistan Financial Hall (CPEC).

On the difficulty of Balochistan, the federal minister mentioned that the federal government desires peace and stability to prevail within the province.

“The governor of Balochistan has briefed the premier in regards to the ongoing political scenario there,” he mentioned.

The minister additionally talked in regards to the formation of the Rehmatul-lil-Alameen Authority and mentioned that apart from native ones, the federal government additionally plans to have some international Islamic students on board.

He mentioned the federal government has authorised the formation of a PEMRA Council of Complaints in Islamabad and thanked the digital media of Pakistan to “critically report” on the difficulty of nationwide safety in addition to the appointment of the DG ISI.

Fawad added that the federal government has additionally determined to introduce new insurance policies associated to utility shops, police, transport logistics, the difficulty of admissions to medical faculties, and the true property sector of the nation.

Civil-military relationship

The federal minister mentioned that in the course of the assembly, the difficulty of the appointment of the Director-Basic of the Inter-Companies Intelligence (DG ISI) was additionally mentioned.

“An extended assembly occurred between PM Imran Khan and the military chief final night time,” Fawad mentioned, including that the federal government shares “a perfect relationship with the navy.”

“The prime minister shares a really shut relationship with the military chief,” Fawad mentioned. “The Prime Minister’s Workplace won’t ever take a step that will damage the status of the military.”

He mentioned that the federal government will undertake a authorized process to nominate the DG ISI and can guarantee all constitutional necessities are fulfilled on this regard.

“It’s the prerogative of the prime minister to nominate the DG ISI,” he mentioned.

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