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A joint meeting of the functional committee on Devolution and standing committee on Inter-Provincial Coordination

Islamabad, January 03, 2017 (PPI-OT):A joint meeting of the functional committee on Devolution and standing committee on Inter-Provincial Coordination, Chaired By Senator Mir Kabeer Ahmed Muhammad Shahi and Senator Mushahid Ullah Khan was held on 3rd January, 2017. The agenda before the committees was the Consideration of a matter regarding establishment of permanent Secretariat of CCI, in terms of statement made by the minister for Inter- Provincial Coordination on 22nd December, 2016, in the House. Both Chairmen and the committee members unanimously agreed that The Council of Common interests (CCI) should remain independent and that it will not come under any ministry.

The members also came up with a few suggestions like: Every province should be allowed to have their own spokesman in CCI. In order to improve the ministry of IPC, funds should be increased. There should be a person appointed to each of the item present in the list of CCI. CCI should come up with a calendar with contains all the dates of their meetings. Parliament should pass an act for workings and regulations of CCI. The Chairmen decided that the committee will make a report including all the suggestions given by the members of the committees.

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