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October 23, 2019

Special Assistant on Information, Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan and Law Minister Barrister Farogh Naseem briefing media in Islamabad.

The Federal Cabinet has accorded approval to an agreement between Pakistan and India for implementation of Kartarpur Corridor project.

Briefing the news men regarding decisions taken in the Federal Cabinet in Islamabad, Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting, Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan said Prime Minister Imran Khan will inaugurate Kartarpur Corridor project on 9th of next month.

She said Prime Minister Imran Khan directed the officers of Ministry of Foreign Affairs and others to provide all possible facilities to the Sikh Yatrees, who would visit Kartarpur.

The provision of facilities would be continuously monitored so that the Sikh yatrees would not face any inconvenience.

The Cabinet also gave approval to disburse loans of five billion rupees without interest in Naya Pakistan Housing Program.

She said the step will benefit five hundred thousand to one million people across the country.

The Special Assistant said Prime Minister Imran Khan during the meeting directed the authorities concerned to take steps for making sure the availability of items of daily use to people at affordable prices. 

She said the Cabinet also decided to provide all information about its decisions to the National Accountability Bureau on its request in order to bring transparency in governance.

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