Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani chair a special cabinet meeting today to finalize the Framework Order for new administrative setup in the Northern Areas. Prime Minister Gilani in a telephonic conversation with Muslim League (N) leader Nawaz Sharif taken him into confidence over the government decision. Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani had approved proposals for political and administrative measures for the Northern Areas to give the special status to the region. The decision was taken at a meeting of the committee on Northern Areas Governance Order held under the chairmanship of the prime minister on Thursday. The meeting was attended by Federal Minister for Information Qamar Zaman Kaira; Minister for Labour & Manpower, Syed Khurshid Ahmad Shah and other ministers.