The federal cabinet meeting on Tuesday approved the first-ever National Tariff Policy (NTP).

Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting, Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan, talking to media after the cabinet meeting in Islamabad said that Prime Minister updated the cabinet on improving economic indicators of the country.

Prime Minister during the meeting said for the first time the current account deficit has decreased in the country due to measures taken by the government’s economic team.

Premier directed all ministries and departments to accelerate efforts in the implementation of people-friendly policies of the government.

Federal cabinet also discussed the issue of appointments at 134 vacant senior posts in various ministries and departments.