The Federal Cabinet has decided to formulate a comprehensive policy for welfare of families of victims of terrorism.
Chairing the meeting, Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif directed that a comprehensive policy to cater for the sustenance and well-being of the families of ‘Shuhada’ (martyrs) as well as education and employment of their children to be formulated.
He also directed that feasibility of establishment of a National Endowment Fund for the victims of terrorism be examined at the earliest.
The Cabinet was briefed on progress on different projects being implemented under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.
The Prime Minister directed for fast tracking all the energy, infrastructure projects. He also directed for expediting work on the development of Gwadar Port and socio-economic uplift projects in the region.
Nawaz Sharif said he is the biggest supporter of exploiting the potential of Thar Coal reserves. He said, had we started exploiting Thar Coal reserves in the past, we would have been exporting energy today. -Radio Pakistan