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Meeting of National Assembly Standing Committee on Rules of Procedure and Privileges held

Islamabad, July 20, 2017 (PPI-OT):A meeting of the National Assembly Standing Committee on Rules of Procedure and Privileges was held today at 2:00 a.m in Committee Room No.7, Parliament House, Islamabad under the Chairmanship of Mr. Muhammad Junaid Anwar Chaudhry, MNA.

Proposal for the name of New Islamabad Airport as Quaid-e-Azam International Airport

The Committee has unanimously recommended while passing a resolution that the name of new Islamabad Airport should be “Quaid-e-Azam International Airport. The Committee disposed of the amendment moved by Ms. Naeema Kishwar Khan, MNA in Rule 48 of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in the National Assembly, 2007 with the recommendation that there is no need to change this rule at this stage.

The Committee pended the amendment moved by Dr. Azra Fazal Pechoho, MNA in Rule 122 and 244 and the Question of Privilege moved by Mir Aijaz Hussain Jakhrani, MNA against Mr. Muhammad Salman Khan, Baloch, MNA. The Committee disposed of the Question of Privilege of Mr. Azhar Qayyum Nahran, MNA against Mr. Babar Wahla, Assistant Director, Land, Gujranwala, with the direction to D.G, Land Record, Lahore to resolve the issue of the Hon. Member within one week otherwise the Committee would refer this issue to the Hon. Speaker.

The Committee disposed of the Question of Privilege of Mr. Ghulam Sarwar Khan, MNA regarding non-provision of loans to the Hon. Member by Financial Institutions and Private Banks with the recommendation that the Ministry of Finance should take some steps and make some amendments in rules regarding the definition of Political Exposed Persons.

The Committee disposed of the Question of Privilege of Dr. Nisar Ahmed Jatt, MNA against Mr. Akhtar Randhawa, CEO, HESCO with the recommendations that the Ministry of Water and Power should not re-hire the said Officer in his Ministry in future.

On the Question of Privilege raised by Ch. Bilal Ahmed Virk, MNA against PIA, constituted a Sub-Committee Committee under the convenership of Mr. Muhammad Arshad Khan, Leghari, MNA and Mr. Abdul Majid Khan Khanankhail as member. The Committee confirmed the minutes of its previous meeting held on 22nd June, 2017 and re-confirmed the minutes of its meeting held on 13th April, 2017.

The meeting was attended by Chaudhary Mahmood Bashir Virk, Rana Umer Nazir Khan, Mr. Najaf Abbas Siyal, Mr. Muhammad Arshad Khan Leghari, Mr. Azhar Qayyum Nahra, Mr. Abdul Majeed Khan Khanankhail, Sheikh Muhammad Akram, Mr. Mumtaz Ahmed Tarar, Ms. Maiza Hameed, Ms. Shagufta Jumani, Mr. Ghulam Sarwar Khan, Mr. S.A. Iqbal Quadri and Ms. Asiya Nasir, MNAs/Members. The meeting was also attended by Mir Aaijaz Hussain Jakhrani and Dr. Nisar Ahmed, MNAs/Mover.

For more information, contact:
Secretary
National Assembly of Pakistan
Automation Centre,
National Assembly Secretariat,
Parliament House,
Islamabad – Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-9221082-83
Fax: +92-51-9221106
Email: assembly@na.gov.pk
Website: www.na.gov.pk

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