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Council of Common Interests meeting underway

ISLAMABAD: The 28th meeting of Council of Common Interests (CCI) chaired by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is in progress in Islamabad.

The four provincial Chief Ministers are attending the meeting.

The meeting will discuss a number of issues including holding of national census and the status of its important decisions, taken during the previous meeting.

Minister for Petroleum Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will brief the body on import of Liquefied Natural Gas.

The CCI’s agenda also includes formulation of National Flood Protection Plan-IV 2015-25. Besides, it will discuss pumping of drainage effluent, rationalisation of water distribution from Hub dam and early completion of RBOD-III.

The meeting will also consider Security and Exchange Commission Amendment Bill 2016.

Earlier, four Provincial Chief Ministers called on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Islamabad prior to the meeting of Council of Common Interests.

The chief ministers discussed the problems faced by their respective provinces.

M M Alam

M. M. Alam is a Pakistan-based working journalist since 1981. Karachi University faculty gold medalist Alam began his career four decades ago by writing for Dawn, Pakistan’s highest circulating English daily. He has worked for region’s leading publications, global aviation periodicals including Rotors (of USA) and vetted New York Times as permanent employee of daily Express Tribune. Alam regularly covers international aviation and defense-related events including Salon Du Bourget (France), Farnborough (United Kingdom), Dubai (UAE). Alam has reported thousands of events and interviewed hundreds of people in Pakistan, UAE, EU, UK and USA. Being Francophone Alam also coordinates with a number of French publications.