Cabinet rejects 35pc hike in prices of medicines

ISLAMABAD (INN) – Federal cabinet on Tuesday rejected 35 percent increase in the prices of medicines.

A meeting of the federal cabinet was held under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif. During the meeting, a detailed briefing was given by the Ministry of Climate Change on the effects of climate change in which it was told that Pakistan share of global warming gas emissions into the atmosphere is only 1 percent of the world.

According to the declaration, the cabinet emphasized the need for planning for rain harvesting on war footing. A proposal to launch this project as a pilot project in Islamabad has been considered and the formation of a cabinet committee under the chairmanship of Sherry Rehman was unanimously approved.

The committee will also include ministers from the relevant ministries.

Speaking on the occasion, PM Shehbaz Sharif said that climate change, water and food security are three interconnected challenges and we need take measures to protect our future generations from their effects.

He said that the government is cognizant of the effects of climate change and the solution of this problem is among the top priorities of the government.

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