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PM Imran Khan to chair 7th census meeting today

The issue of census will be considered in the Council of Common Interests chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan. (Photo: Facebook)

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has convened a meeting of the Council of Common Interests today to discuss various national and political issues.

According to details, a meeting of the Council of Common Interests chaired by the prime minister will be held today in which invitations have been sent to all the Chief Ministers.

The issue of the new census will be considered in the meeting of the Council of Common Interests chaired by PM Imran Khan on which the Chief Ministers will be consulted.

It may be recalled that earlier the Council of Common Interests had issued a statement on the census. The Committee of Ministers presented its report. The Committee of Ministers was constituted on 11 February 2020 to make suggestions regarding the census.

According to the statement, the committee of ministers presented a report on the 2017 census after six meetings in April last year. On December 22, 2020, the Cabinet approved the committee’s recommendations and sent them to the Council of Common Interests.

On Tuesday, PM Imran Khan asserted that the opposition calls ruling Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) “incompetent”, but the fact is that the incumbent government has saved the nation from all crises.

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PM Imran said that despite “unprecedented challenges” that his government had to face during its three years in power, Pakistan’s economic condition was still better than many countries of the region, particularly India.

According to the premier, oil prices in the country are still lower than in other countries. However, he admitted rising inflation in the country and that masses were suffering badly because it, but maintained that inflation was a global issue owing to Covid-19.

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