Federal Cabinet approves introduction of Rs 10 coin

09:28 PM | 31 Aug, 2016
Federal Cabinet approves introduction of Rs 10 coin
ISLAMABAD (Web Desk/APP) - The Federal Cabinet on Wednesday approved change of 5 rupees coin and introduction of 10 rupees coin.

The meeting, led by Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif at PM House, also accorded approval to several agenda items including Prime Minister‘s Sustainable Development Goals Program and the SAARC Agreement of Motor Vehicles and Railways for Intra-Regional Connectivity.

The Cabinet also approved Tax Laws Amendment Ordinance 2016 and determination of sales tax on petroleum products.

The decision was taken on medical treatment of poor/deserving citizens, suffering from fatal diseases including kidney, liver, bone-marrow transplant and cancers.

Federal Cabinet also approved the decisions taken by the Cabinet Committee on Restructuring, in the meetings held on December 13, 2013 and July 2014, and on decisions by the Cabinet Committee on Privatization in its meetings held on November 26th, 9th & 12th December 2014.

The Cabinet gave approval to sign the Multilateral Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters by Senator Ishaq Dar Minister for Finance in the OECD Secretariat at Paris on September 14, 2016.

The Cabinet ratified the decisions of the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) on August 29, 2016.