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CCI China BRICS Army Chief Qamar Bajwa Political Economy Dada Pota Show 07-09-2017
Dada Pota Show 07-09-2017 based on detailed discussion on CCI, China, BRICS, Army Chief Qamar Bajwa & Political Economy.
Today, Dada G shared his opinion on important news that PM chairs CCI meeting; Provisional Census Report shows Pakistan’s population at 207.77 million.
Pakistan’s population has reached to 207.77 million as compared to 132.35 million in 1998, depicting 2.40 per cent annual growth rate.
This was stated in the provisional report of the 6th Population and Housing Census, carried out across the country from 15th March to 24th May 2017, which was presented to the Council of Common Interests (CCI) meeting, chaired by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi at the PM Office here on Friday.
According to the report, provisional figures for provinces are as follows :-
Punjab – 110.01 million (2.13% annual growth rate),Sindh – 47.89 million (2.41% annual growth rate), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa – 30.52 million (2.89% annual growth rate) and Balochistan – 12.34 million (3.37 % annual growth rate).
The report informs that urban population in Pakistan has increased from 32.5 % in 1998 to 36.4% in 2017.
The Prime Minister appreciated the efforts of Pakistan Army, law-enforcing agencies, police, district administration and staff of PBS for completing the Census 2017.
The Prime Minister also lauded the brave sacrifices of Shuhada of Lahore blast and ten enumerators who lost their lives during the census operation.
The Prime Minister urged the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics’ staff and the Ministry of Statistics to ensure early completion of final figures so that economic and social planning of the country can be brought to scientific footing.
Matters pertaining to Higher Education Commission and similar bodies in post-Eighteenth Amendment scenario were also discussed during the meeting.
The Prime Minister emphasized the need for greater efforts by all the provinces towards standardization and improvement of infrastructure of the educational institution so as to improve the quality of higher education in the country and to bring it at par with the international standards.
Inquiry into corruption charges of Kacchi Canal was also discussed by the CCI. The Prime Minister observed that transparency and accountability should be strictly ensured in all public projects.
He directed that implementation report into the findings of the inquiry be completed by 15th September and presented before next CCI meeting.
Other outstanding issues between the provinces including Net Hydel Profit, National Water Policy and import of Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) were also discussed during the meeting.
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