Blocking SIMs on cards when voluntary vaccinations do not increase: Fawad

Blocking SIMs on cards when voluntary vaccinations do not increase: Fawad

Information and Broadcasting Minister Fawad Chaudhry is addressing a post-cabinet press briefing in Islamabad on July 27, 2021. – PID

On Tuesday, Information and Broadcasting Minister Fawad Chaudhry said that if the tax on volunteer corona virus is not increased, then there is an option to stop SIMs of mobile phones.

Addressing a post-cabinet press briefing in Islamabad, the Information Minister said: “Large cities have been tasked with vaccinating 40 per cent of the population in August. However, the vaccination rate is still low. Is.”

He said that vaccination has been made mandatory in government corporations to vaccinate as many people as possible.

Formation of ‘Threat Assessment Committee’

Prime Minister Imran Khan has called for the formation of a “threat assessment committee” to decide whether to provide security to government ministers and other key figures.

Addressing a post-cabinet press briefing in Islamabad, the Information Minister said that “more money is spent on the protection of the judiciary than government representatives”.

Chaudhry said a detailed report on the protocol provided to the people was submitted to the cabinet, which revealed that a total of Rs 700 million was spent by the president, prime minister, cabinet members, ministers, governors, chief ministers and other senior officials. Spend on high security. Government officials

The minister said that Rs 2,529 million is spent on security details in Punjab, while Rs 998 million is spent in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Rs 1,400 million is spent in the three provinces except Balochistan for the security arrangements of the judiciary.

Kashmir elections

Addressing the July 25 Azad Jammu and Kashmir elections, he said the prime minister belonged to the PML-N while the party had also appointed an election commissioner. “How [they claim] Rigged? “

“The PML-N leaders were addressing a press conference in the office of the Prime Minister of the Independent Republic. They should accept their humiliating defeat,” the Information Minister said.

He said that Prime Minister Imran Khan had ordered an immediate inquiry into the killing of two PTI workers during the July 25 elections and the immediate arrest of the culprits.

The cabinet also prayed for the forgiveness of four soldiers who were martyred in the line of duty during the elections, the minister said.

The Information Minister said that the members of the Federal Cabinet congratulated Prime Minister Imran Khan on the victory of PTI in the Kashmir elections.

The Prime Minister appreciated the efforts of Federal Ministers Ali Amin Gandapur and Murad Saeed as well as Chairman Kashmir Committee Shahriar Khan Afridi for conducting a successful election campaign in Azad Jammu and Kashmir.

Cyber ​​security policy

The federal cabinet has approved the National Cyber ​​Security Policy 2021 for data protection and prevention of cyber crimes, the minister said, after revealing that the prime minister had used the NSO to target Imran Khan’s number. Used group spyware.

Fawad said that the policy has been introduced keeping in view the importance of cyber regime.

He said that the federal government has cleared the arrears of all private television channels, adding that he regretted that despite receiving the payment, some media outlets were not paying salaries to their employees.

The federal cabinet also approved digital advertising for the first time in Pakistan. “First, the press information department will be converted to digital format and it will be paperless.”

Fawad said the cabinet had approved a policy under which Pakistanis could have dual citizenship if they wanted to have Czech citizenship.

It also approved a new policy for foreign investment in the country aimed at protecting international investors and reducing international litigation against Pakistan’s bilateral agreements.


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