Islamabad, March 12, 2013 (PPI-OT): The Finance Committee of the National Assembly met under the chairpersonship of Dr. Fehmida Mirza, Speaker National Assembly in Parliament House, today.
The committee approved the proposed budget of the National Assembly Secretariat for the fiscal year 2013-2014 amounting to Rs.2,445,194,000/-. The Committee was informed that there was no variation between the revised estimates and sanctioned budget for the year 2012-2013.
The committee appreciated the prudent leadership of Madam Speaker for initiating austerity measures and maintaining financial discipline in the expenditures of the National Assembly Secretariat during last five years.
The members individually congratulated the Speaker for successful holding of PAECO Conference and said that she must be credited for her sagacious leadership. They opined that the situation of the Secretariat of PAECO in Islamabad was her great success.
The Committee also approved the continuation of 116 temporary posts in different cadres for the financial year 2013-2014. The said posts were required to be continued for the smooth functioning of the National Assembly Secretariat.
The meeting was attended by MNAs Syed Ghulam Mustafa Shah, Ms. Nafisa Shah, Mrs. Yasmeen Rahman, Ch. Saud Majeed, Rana Tanveer Hussain, Begum Ishrat Ashraf, Malik Ibrar Ahmed, Sardar Shahjehan Yousaf, Mrs. Farkhanda Amjad, Mrs. Bushra Rehman, Mr. Iqbal Muhammad Ali Khan, Mufti Ajmal Khan, Mr. Istiqbal Khan, Secretary National Assembly, Additional Secretary M/o Finance and other senior officers of the National Assembly Secretariat.
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Karamat Hussain Niazi
National Assembly of Pakistan
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