LAHORE: The Punjab government is holding its 40th cabinet meeting with 25 items on its agenda at the Chief Minister’s Secretariat on Monday (today) at 11am.

The Board of Revenue has on its agenda yet again the provision of alternate land for Army Welfare Scheme against 1,626-acre and two kanal situated in Bhakkar district; and establishment of a new tehsil “Chowk Sarwar Shaheed” in Muzaffargarh district.

The S&GAD department has on its agenda the establishment of permanent secretariat for the Council of Common Interests (CCI); amendments in the Ravi Urban Development Authority Act, 2020; and utilization of remaining loan amount issued to the Ravi Urban Development Authority (RUDA) for ancillary purposes of Ravi Riverfront Urban Development Project (RRUDP).

The IDAP has on its agenda engagement of Infrastructure Development Authority of the Punjab in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

The energy department has a proposal on cabinet’s agenda that Chinese Yuan be used for denominating foreign currency transactions in Pakistan through amendment in Power Generation Policy 2015.

The housing department has reflected establishment of Sialkot Development Authority; draft legislative proposal for establishment of the Lahore Central Business District Development Authority; The Punjab Aab-e-Pak Authority rules 2020 and regularization of contract employees of the Public Health Engineering department.

The higher education department has on its agenda the establishment of Thal University at Bhakkar. The Forest, Wildlife and Fisheries department has plans to discuss its Punjab Urban and Peri-Urban Forest Policy 2020. The Specialised Healthcare and Medical Education Department has on its agenda – “Universal Health Coverage – Implementation of health insurance for cent per cent population of Punjab”. The Excise and Taxation department has proposal on its agenda that the collection of Motor Vehicle Taxes by post offices should be discontinued.

Published in Dawn, January 25th, 2021

Opinion

Vaccine uptake
26 Feb 2021

Vaccine uptake

The reasons for refusal need to be carefully recorded.

Editorial

Terrorist’s escape
Updated 26 Feb 2021

Terrorist’s escape

It is not clear how many military personnel were involved in this incident and what the investigation into their actions revealed.
26 Feb 2021

Penalising filers

THE FBR has decided to penalise taxpayers filing their returns late. Apparently, these filers will be required to ...
26 Feb 2021

Corporal punishment

FOR a child born in our society, the cycle of violence begins early. The first taste of violence often comes at the...
IHK & human rights
Updated 25 Feb 2021

IHK & human rights

If India continues to be pampered and the Kashmiris’ plight ignored, peace in South Asia will remain a distant dream.
25 Feb 2021

A better law

THAT the Sindh Police has taken an initiative to bring improvements to the criminal justice system is a positive...
25 Feb 2021

Power breakdown report

A NEPRA inquiry into last month’s power breakdown that left almost the entire country without electricity for up ...