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Federal Cabinet forms committee over Balochistan situation

July 25, 2012


Cabinet Meeting - File Photo

ISLAMABAD: Federal Cabinet on Wednesday formed a committee over Balochistan situation. The committee would present its report in a week, DawnNews reported.

The cabinet meeting, headed by Prime Minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf, discussed the law and order situation of Balochistan.

The cabinet formed a committee headed by Defense Minister Naveed Qamar.

The committee also includes Minister of Water and power, Minister of Science and technology, Minister of postal services, minister of information and broadcasting and Advisor to the prime minister on Interior.

The committee would present its report to the cabinet in a week.

The cabinet members decided that the next cabinet session will only discuss Balochistan issue.

The federal cabinet also approved the draft which proposed to have a written agreement with the Nato.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Ashraf took the cabinet in confidence over his latest visits to Afghanistan and Saudi Arabia.

The meeting also discussed the issues of load-shedding, power production and the prices of edibles in Ramazan, sources said.