President reconstitutes Council of Common Interests

ISLAMABAD: President Asif Ali Zardari, on the advice of Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani, has reconstituted the Council of Common Interests (CCI). According to a notification of the Ministry of Inter Provincial Coordination here on Saturday, the President has reconstituted the CCI, in exercise of powers conferred upon him under Article 153 of the Constitution with effect from February 22.The reconstituted CCI comprises: The Prime Minister (Chairman); The Chief Minister, Balochistan (Member); The Chief Minister, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Member); The Chief Minister, Punjab (Member); The Chief Minister, Sindh (Member); Mir Changez Khan Jamali, Minister for Science and Technology (Member); Dr. Arbab Alamgir Khan, Minister for Communications (Member); and Syed Naveed Qamar, Minister for Privatization (Member).“This supersedes Cabinet Division’s Notification No.69/CS/79 issued on March 3, 2010”, the notification said – APP