Federal cabinet approves Kartarpur corridor project

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ISLAMABAD: The federal cabinet has approved an agreement between Pakistan and India for implementation of Kartarpur Corridor project.

In a media briefing yesterday, Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting, Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan said Prime Minister Imran Khan will inaugurate the Kartarpur project on November 9

The PM has directed the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to extend all possible facilities to the Sikh Yatrees, who would visit Kartarpur.

The provision of facilities would be continuously monitored so that the Sikh yatrees would not face any inconvenience.

The Cabinet also gave approval to disburse loans of five billion rupees without interest in Naya Pakistan Housing Program.

She said the step will benefit five hundred thousand to one million people across the country.

The Special Assistant said Prime Minister Imran Khan during the meeting directed the authorities concerned to take steps for making sure the availability of items of daily use to people at affordable prices.

She said the Cabinet also decided to provide all information about its decisions to the National Accountability Bureau on its request in order to bring transparency in governance.