PM Imran Khan to preside federal cabinet meeting today
On Thursday, Prime Minister Imran Khan will chair a meeting of the federal cabinet to address the current situation in the country.
Media reports have said the meeting would be presided over by Prime Minister Imran Khan. The cabinet will brief on the country’s forensic study on the sugar crisis. The investigative commission investigating the country’s sugar crisis has completed its forensic report, and will submit it to the federal cabinet.
In addition, the commission, headed by Director-General of the Federal Investigation Agency, Wajid Zia, will present the report and also update the participants on their findings. Federal Information Minister Shibli Faraz had said a day earlier that there are 90 percent chances of the forensic report arriving before Eid.
The cabinet will also discuss the strategies for tackling the country’s coronavirus outbreak.
Let it be known that the number of cases of coronavirus in the country has soared over the past 24 hours to 48,091 with 2,193 reported. Until now, 17,382 cases have been detected in Punjab, 18,964 in Sindh, 6,815 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 2,968 in Balochistan, 1,235 in Islamabad, 579 in Gilgit-Baltistan and 148 in Azad Kashmir, according to the National Command and Operation Centre.
Until now, 14,155 patients have recovered from the virus while the death toll is 1,017 with 32 new deaths reported over the past 24 hours.