Islamabad (Staff Report): A meeting of the Council of Common Interests (CCI), headed by newly appointed Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi , is underway in Islamabad today (Friday).

Chief Ministers of all provinces and other council members will attend the meeting .

The initial results of the sixth housing and population census will be presented during the meeting . The national water and forest policies are likely to be presented for approval in the meeting , along with LNG deals and Karachi's water supply issues.

During the meeting , 11 point agenda will also be discussed including additional water supply of 1,200 cusecs to Karachi, formation of a fiscal coordination committee, Katchi canal corruption inquiry and approval of the senior citizens bill.

Earlier on August 18, the newly-elected premier reconstituted the CCI , with the eight-member council now comprising four members from Punjab.