Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaarul Haq Kakar on Friday directed all the ministries to prepare plans within five days for commissioning of development projects with a potential to attract foreign investment.
While presiding over a meeting to review progress on execution of investment deals with GCC states, the premier directed officials of different ministries to present their respective strategies on doable projects to the Special Investment Facilitation Council (SIFC) without delay.
At the meeting, according to the PM Office, Mr Kakar was apprised of the progress on international deals in energy, finance, logistics, food security, water and other sectors.
On the recommendation of the interior ministry, the cabinet approved open bidding for procuring services of an audit firm of Category-A as required by the State Bank of Pakistan for the audit of Nadra.
Meanwhile, the cabinet agreed on the nomination of the project of “Cyber Security for Digital Pakistan” as “National Computer Emergency Response Team”.
The meeting was informed that the project of Cyber Security for Digital Pakistan was part of the national development budget and work on it had already been initiated. On the recommendation of Ministry of Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan Affairs, the cabinet approved amendment to Section 5(2) of the Adaptation Act.
According to the amendment, instead of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Council, the words Azad Government of State of Jammu and Kashmir shall be used to transfer the licence fee and renewal fee of mobile phone network spectrum from PTA to Azad Government of State of Jammu and Kashmir.