Tuesday October 12, 2021

Appointment Of New DG ISI Will Be Made As Per Legal Procedure: Fawad

Islamabad: The Federal Cabinet which met under the chairmanship of Prime Minister in Islamabad has approved establishment of Rehmatul-lil-Alameen Authority to portray true picture of Islam as per teachings of the Holy Prophet [Sallallah-o-Alaihe wa Alehi wa Sallam Khatam-un-Nabiyyeen].

This was stated by Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain while briefing media in Islamabad this afternoon about the decisions taken in the Federal Cabinet.

Chaudhry Fawad Hussain further said the authority will be responsible to highlight various aspects of the life of the Holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad [Sallallah-o-Alaihe wa Alehi wa Sallam Khatam-un-Nabiyyeen] among the youth.

The Information Minister said the cabinet also approved establishment of a special anti-riot unit in the Islamabad police to handle mobbing violence or rioting.

He said that appointment of the new Director General of Inter-Services Intelligence will be made as per legal procedure.

The information Minister said the issue of appointment of new DG ISI was discussed in the meeting. He said both Prime Minister Imran Khan and Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa enjoy cordial and cooperative relationships and none of them can take any step, which may undermine sanctity and honour of either side.

The Information Minister said Imran Khan yesterday held a long and cordial meeting with General Bajwa and both have unanimity of views over the appointment of new DG ISI.

He said foreigners working on various projects of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor have been granted online visa facility. He said the facility has also been given to Afghan citizens with exemption of visa fee.

The Minister said it was also approved to include Afghan traders to Pakistan visa list. He said we want to encourage legal entry of Afghan citizens to Pakistan.

Chaudhry Fawad Hussain the cabinet nodded renewal of K-2 Airways’ license and approved issuance of licence to Air Sial.

He said the cabinet was also briefed on use of Electronic Voting Machines and granting of voting rights to Overseas Pakistanis. He said the cabinet also offered Fateha for the departed soul of nuclear scientist Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan.

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