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Opposition Used Foul Langue In NA Budget Session: Fawad

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry on Tuesday said opposition used foul language during the NA budget session,

Addressing a post-cabinet meeting press conference in Islamabad, the information minister said that the cabinet has decided it will monitor the implementation of development projects under Public Sector Development Program (PSDP).

According to the publication, Chaudhry said a mechanism for the timely availability of funds for the projects will be developed. A third party will carry out the assessment of the projects to ensure transparency.

The minister said the PSDP allocation for the next fiscal year has been set at Rs900 billion, “and most mega projects for Sindh will be financed from it”, said the national broadcaster.

The cabinet also accorded approval to the stormwater drain project that is a part of the Karachi Transformation Plan.

Furthermore, a National Cable Policy was approved, under which digitalisation of cable till take place which will improve the quality of transmission and provide access to more television channels.

Chaudhry said the government will also give cable operators the right to purchase content.

The cabinet approved appointments of community welfare attache’s in seven countries. “On the complaints of overseas Pakistanis, two officers of Pakistani embassy in Saudi Arabia have been called back,” the publication reported.