- forty fourth CCI assembly decides a choice on 2017 census outcomes must be finalised on Monday.
- Committee fashioned for importing LNG.
- HEC shall be sole standard-setting organisation almost about increased schooling.
ISLAMABAD: The Council of Frequent Pursuits (CCI) has determined to take a ultimate determination on the 2017 inhabitants census outcomes on Monday, in keeping with a press release from the Prime Minister’s Workplace.
The assertion, issued on Wednesday, got here after the forty fourth CCI assembly concluded underneath the chairmanship of Prime Minister Imran Khan.
The assembly determined to ascertain a everlasting CCI secretariat consistent with the Structure.
“This is for the first time that a permanent Secretariat of the CCI has been established to meet the long-overdue Constitutional requirement,” the assertion mentioned.
The assembly permitted the Nationwide Electrical Energy Regulatory Authority’s Annual Report for 2019-20 and State of Trade Report 2020 and likewise gave a nod to the modification in Petroleum (Exploration and Manufacturing) Coverage 2012.
As directed by CCI’s forty third assembly, the observations of the provinces had been integrated into NEPRA’s Annual Report 2018-19 and State of Trade Report, 2019, and the experiences introduced earlier than the assembly had been permitted.
“On notifying Census-2017 results, it was decided to hold a virtual meeting on Monday to take a final decision on the issue,” the PM’s Workplace mentioned.
On the difficulty of importing LNG, a committee comprising of minister for planning, minister for power, and SAPM for Energy and petroleum has been fashioned to carry consultations with the provinces to evolve a consensus in assembly the problem of dwindling native gasoline reserves and growing home gasoline necessities.
Furthermore, on the schooling entrance, it was determined the Increased Schooling Fee (HEC) could be the only real standard-setting nationwide organisation almost about increased schooling within the nation.
“HEC will strengthen its regional centers for better representation and coordination with the provinces,” the assertion mentioned.
“In order to further improve ease of doing business and harmonisation of quality and standards across the country, it was decided that provinces will notify harmonised standards set by Pakistan Standard & Quality Control Authority (PSQCA) by repealing their own standards,” it mentioned.
The assembly, whereas agreeing on Zakat Distribution Fund System, determined after the merger of FATA into Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Zakat funds for the world shall be transferred to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for distribution among the many deserving folks of the merged districts.