National Assembly

National Assembly

*14th meeting of the Standing Committee on Parliamentary Affairs*

Islamabad; 14th meeting of the Standing Committee on Parliamentary Affairs was held in Committee Room No.5, Parliament House, Islamabad at 11:30 a.m. under the Chairmanship of Mr. Mujahid Ali, MNA.
2. The Committee considered “The Elections (Amendment) Bill, 2020” in detail. Some members of the opposition strongly opposed that Advisors to the Hon. Prime Minister cannot introduce any legislation in the House. They suggested that Government may clear the rule position before the Committee to proceed further on the proposed legislation.

3. The Committee agreed in principle and decided to invite Mr. Zaheer-Ud-Din Babar Awan, Advisor to Hon. Prime Minister for Parliamentary Affairs to clear the rule position and deferred the Bill till its next meeting.

4. Members/MNAs, namely, Ms. Rukhsana Naveed, Ms. Zill-e-Huma, Ch. Mehmood Bashir Virk, Mr. Mahesh Kumar Malani, Ms. Shams-un-Nisa, Moulana Abdul Akbar Chitrali, Mr. Ali Mohammad Khan Minister of state for Parliamentary Affairs and representatives of Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs & Election Commission of Pakistan attended the meeting.