Pakistan

Senate passes motion for formation of standing, functional committees

The Senate today passed a motion for the formation of standing and functional committees of the house.

The motion moved by Sherry Rehman also authorized the Chairman to make changes in the composition of the committees.

Taking the floor, Opposition Leader Shibli Faraz said that the process of constitution of the committees of the house be completed at the earliest.

Law Minister Azam Nazeer Tarar said they will extend full cooperation in this regard.

Nine bills were laid before the house today.

These included: Pakistan Penal Code Amendment Bill 2024, Islamabad Nature Conservation and Wildlife Management Bill, Prevention of Smuggling of migrants Amendment Bill, the ICT Rights of Persons with Disability Amendment Bill, the Code of Criminal Procedure Amendment Bill, 2024, the Prevention of Trafficking in Persons Amendment Bill, the Constitution Amendment Bill 2024, The Muslim Family Laws Amendment Bill and Islamabad Capital Territory Private Educational Institutions (Registration and Regulation) Amendment Bill.

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