*Constitutional amendments imperative for Making GB interim province : NA Speaker*
Islamabad: Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser has said that transparency and fairness in elections especially in Senate elections would revive public trust on the electoral process and their representatives. He remarked that consensus of both government and opposition benches is imperative for bringing electoral reforms.
He expressed these views while meeting with Mr. Zaheer -ud-Din Babar Awan Advisor to PM on Parliamentary affair today in Islamabad.
Formation of Parliamentary Committee to bring constitutional and electoral reforms came under discussion. It was agreed that equal representation would be given to both opposition and Government members for their input for electoral reforms. This committee would also give input about bringing constitutional amendment to give Gilgit Baltistan, status of an interim province keeping in view the aspirations of GB public Representatives.
Dr Babar Awan advisor to PM on Parliamentary affairs said that electoral reforms and Making GB an interim province as per the vision of Imran Khan Prime Minister would strengthen democratic norms . He also proposed that parliamentary committee would be Chaired by Speaker Asad Qaiser and this committee would deliberate upon pending electoral reform bill and making GB an interim province.