Islamabad, May 21, 2014 (PPI-OT): Meeting of the “Parliamentary Committee on the Appointment of the Chairperson and Members of the National Commission for Human Rights” was held today at 10:30 a.m. in Committee Room No. 7, Parliament House, Islamabad.
The meeting was presided over by Senator Syed Muzaffar Hussain Shah, Convener of the Parliamentary Committee; to finalize the draft Rules and conducting of election of its Chairman. The Parliamentary Committee adopted the draft Rules with amendments of the Parliamentary Committee on Appointment of the Chairperson and Members of the National Commission for Human Rights.
Thereafter, the Acting Secretary, National Assembly Secretariat apprised the Committee Members about the procedure of the election of the Chairman. Senator Kamil Ali Agha proposed the name of Senator Syed Muzaffar Hussain Shah, as the Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee and Dr. Nafisa Shah, MNA seconded the proposal.
Accordingly, Senator Syed Muzaffar Hussain Shah was declared unanimously / unopposed elected Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee. Senator Kamil Ali Agha and Dr. Nafisa Shah, MNA attended the meeting.
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National Assembly of Pakistan
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