PBIT being the focal body for GSP Plus at provincial level convened the meeting. Mohammad Ilyas Ghauri, Chief Executive Officer PBIT welcomed the participants and commenced the meeting with a brief overview of the agendas to be discussed. The decisions taken in the 9th Cabinet Committee meeting were highlighted with current progress regarding their implementation.
The committee members were informed about the decision taken by the federal government to lift the ban on death moratorium. It was also stated that this step was taken after due consideration after the Peshawar tragedy where hundreds of innocent school children were killed ruthlessly by a terrorist group. A brief presentation regarding GSP Media Cell Strategy was made where ways to build and promote the positive image of the country internationally, along with the impediments faced were emphasised.