The cabinet also gave approval to amend the existing Convention between Pakistan and Finland

ISLAMABAD (APP): The federal cabinet which met here at the PM’s Office on Thursday with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in chair, approved various agenda items including the ratification of the Air Services Agreement between Pakistan and the Republic of Belarus, apart from passing the resolution to condemn killing of innocent Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. 

The cabinet also gave ex-post facto approval, in principle, to start the negotiations and approval to sign the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Pakistan and Senegal for cooperation in the field of higher education and research.

It gave ex-post facto approval to start negotiations and approval for the signing of Agreement on Industrial, Scientific and Technical Cooperation between Republic of Belarus and Government of Pakistan.

The cabinet also gave approval to amend the existing Convention between Pakistan and Finland for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with Respect to Taxes on Income for Upgradation of Article on Exchange of Information.

It gave approval to amend the existing Convention between the Republic of Italy and the Islamic Republic of Pakistan for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with respect to Taxes on Income for Updation of Article on Exchange of Information.

The cabinet also approved to amend the existing Convention between Pakistan and Turkey for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with respect to Taxes on Income for Updation of Article on Exchange of Information.

It gave approval to sign the Protocol amending the Convention between Government of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and the Government of the Kingdom of Bahrain for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with respect to Taxes on Income. 

The cabinet also approved the appointment of Mr Justice Muhammad Saleem Jessar as Judge Special Appellate Court under Section 46(1) of the Prevention of Smuggling Act, 1977 in the province of Sindh.