Islamabad, January 28, 2019 (PPI-OT): The Speaker Asad Qaiser has constituted a 13 members committee of the Parliamentary leaders in the National Assembly on Conduct. The Speaker constituted the committee in pursuance of motion adopted by the National Assembly under the rule 244(B) of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in the National Assembly, 2007. The Committee will work under the Chairmanship of the Speaker and its terms of reference will be:
(a) The Committee shall oversee, take note of and examine the matters relating to Conduct of Members as per rules and practices and make proposals to the Assembly as and when required;
(b) The Committee shall examine and investigate the cases referred to it by the House and the Speaker with reference to the Conduct of the Members;
(c) The Committee shall examine complaints concerning the alleged breach of Code of Conduct by Members;
(d) The Committee shall not take up any matter or complaint merely based on un- substantial media report or any other matter which is sub-judice in a Court of Law;
(e) The Committee shall present its reports to the House including quarterly periodical reports on overall conduct of Members;
(f) The Committee may make rules to regulate its procedure; and
(g) Matters ancillary to the above.
Besides Speaker National Assembly, the Committee will comprise of Leader of the House/Prime Minister Imran Khan, Leader of the Opposition Mian Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif, Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid Ahmed, Minister for Housing and Works Chaudhary Tariq Bashir Cheema, Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunication Mr. Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui and MNAs Mr. Asif Ali Zardari, Mr. Asad Mehmood, Mr. Khalid Hussain Magsi, Mr. Muhammad Akhtar Mengal, Mr. Ghous Bux Khan Mahar, Nawabzada Shah Zain Bugti and Mr. Amir Haider Azam Khan.
For more information, contact:
National Assembly of Pakistan
National Assembly Secretariat,
Islamabad – Pakistan