ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan on Tuesday announced that federal cabinet has approved Asset Declaration Scheme.
Giving a briefing in Islamabad this afternoon on decisions taken by the federal cabinet Firdous said the cabinet formally approved the Asset Declaration Ordinance, which will be enforced after getting President’s assent.
He said the cabinet approved taking measures for the facilitation of Pakistani citizens detained abroad on various charges. She said the Prime Minister directed to bring back Pakistani citizens from Malaysia after arranging required funding for that purpose.
Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan said cabinet has approved the appointment of Major General Umar Ahmed Bukhari as Director General of Rangers in Sindh.
Dr Firdous said the cabinet was informed that billions of rupees were spent in international litigations from national exchequer that increased from 6 million dollars in 2016 to 45 million dollars in 2019.