The federal cabinet has decided to place the Delimitation of Constituencies Bill before the National Assembly for debate and consideration, according to Radio Pakistan.         

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi chaired the cabinet meeting in Islamabad.

Earlier, Pakistan Bureau of Statistics gave a presentation to the Cabinet on Census, 2017. 

The meeting ratified recommendations of the Cabinet Committee for Disposal of Legislative Cases in its meeting held on 16th of this month.        

Amendments in the Rules of Origin under Malaysia-Pakistan Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement was also approved by the cabinet.            

The cabinet approved signing of MoU with Mozambique in defence domain.     

Before the start of formal proceedings of the cabinet meeting, Imam-e-Ka’aba Dr. Saleh Bin Humaid, who was invited to the opening session of the cabinet meeting as a special guest, said Pakistan and Saudi Arabia share historical and strong brotherly bonds.             

He said success lies in unity and the best decisions made for the benefit of the people.

Imam-e-Ka’aba also conveyed good wishes to the Cabinet and the people of Pakistan on behalf of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, the crown prince, religious scholars and the people of Saudi Arabia.