Pakistan and Saudi Arabia has signed three agreements of grants, Federal minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry said on Thursday.
Addressing a press conference in Islamabad, the Minister said that these accords were continuation of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s visit to Saudi Arabia.
Fawad Chaudhry said under these agreements, Saudi Arabia will invest in China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and formation and development of Pakistan’s basic infrastructure, adding that an important Saudi delegation will arrive in Pakistan on Sunday in this regard.
The minister said that the federal cabinet has also decided to devise a strategy pertaining to Afghan refugees as more than two million registered, while five million illegal Afghan refugees have been living in Pakistan.
Further informing the media about government’s decision, Fawad Chaudhry said that the government was going to launch an operation against 100 big defaulters from next week.
He went on to say that the lands comprising thousands of kanals have been retrieved in Islamabad, adding that the operation to retrieve lands in Karachi has also been started.