Cabinet to decide over 10pc increase in MPs salaries today

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Staff Reporter
Islamabad

A summary seeking 10 percent increase in salaries of Members of Parliaments has been prepared.

A meeting of the federal cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan to be held today to consider a 14-point agenda and a report on the remuneration of the chairmen and members of 20 regulatory authorities will be submitted to the cabinet.

The federal cabinet will also decide on the summary seeking 10 percent increase in salaries of lawmakers.

The federal cabinet will approve legislation for the new Ruet-e-Hilal Committee, and the cabinet will also approve the reduction of additional customs duties on heavy commercial vehicles.

On September 14, an operational emergency will be approved in the wake of a cyberattack on FBR data.

During the meeting, the Cabinet will approve abolition of panel surcharge, while appointment of NADRA member will also be approved and Quaid-e-Azam Foundation Act 2021 will also be approved.

Approval for the exchange of Bureau of Immigration and Overseas Employment Immigrant Protectors is also on the agenda of the meeting.

The federal cabinet will approve the reconstitution of the Board of Directors of Diamer Bhasha Development Company (DBDC).

Confirmation of the decisions of the Cabinet Committee on Privatization is on the agenda of the cabinet meeting. The decisions of the Cabinet Committee on Institutional Reforms will also be ratified. The meeting will ratify the decisions of the Economic Coordination Committee meeting.

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