Imran Khan—the Prime Minister of Pakistan has approved the first-ever e-commerce policy of the country.
Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan—a special assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting stated this while media briefing on cabinet decision in Islamabad on Tuesday.
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A special assistant to PM said that the cabinet meeting considered the rising trend of E-shopping and expanding the reach of the smartphones in the country.
“During the meeting, Prime Minister Imran Khan directed the concerned authorities to plan a roadmap for rules, regulations, and the basic structure of e-commerce in the country,” she added during the media briefing.
She added that PM Khan further directed the National Food Security and provincial governments to take steps to avoid the shortage of wheat and control the price of bread in the country.
While taking notice of the out of control dengue, the Prime Minister said that the efforts to counter the virus should be maximized.
Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed the Ministry of National Health to provide all-out facilities to provincial governments to fight against the dengue virus.