Prime Minister Imran Khan will chair a federal cabinet meeting today (Thursday).

During the meeting, important decisions pertaining to the country’s political and economic situation, including the loan package from the International Monetary Fund, will be taken.

Consultations will also be held over placing and removing certain people from the Exit Control List (ECL), according to sources.

“A draft bill regarding a new law that will reward whistleblowers who help nab corrupt officials and politicians is also expected to be presented,” sources added.

Approval will also be given for the appointment of heads of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), Baitul Maal and privatisation commission.

After the last cabinet meeting on October 3, Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry and Petroleum Minister Ghulam Sarwar had announced that Saudi Arabia will construct an oil refinery in Gwadar and that approval for PM House to be converted into high-level university was given.

Further, the cabinet had also accorded approval for appointments of new members in the Ministry of Finance and the fiscal and monetary policy boards and had decided to remove the illegal appointments made by former finance minister Ishaq Dar.