Federal cabinet on Wednesday approved the bill which will allow the dual nationals of the country to participate in the next general elections and will also protect current dual-national lawmakers from disqualification.

According to a private TV channel, draft of the dual nationality bill 2012 was presented in the federal cabinet meeting, headed by Prime Minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf.

The bill was approved with mutual consensus of the cabinet ministers; Now it will be presented in the National Assembly before it could become a law.