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Balochistan PA adopts resolution to restrict sale of stolen cell phones

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Published: January 9, 2017 06:41 pm


ISLAMABAD: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan has unanimously adopted a joint resolution to curb the sale of stolen cell phones and declare it mandatory for vendors and sellers to provide photocopy of Computerize National Identity Card (CNICs) while selling or buying used mobile phones.

The resolution was tabled by the Minister for Education and Parliamentary Leader of PkMAP, Abdul Rahim Ziaratwal during the second sitting of ongoing 36th session of Balochistan Assembly.  It urged the federal government to make the process of providing photocopy of Computerize National Identity Card (CNIC) mandatory for vendors and customers while selling or buying used mobile phones. Three lawmakers took part in the debate on resolution consuming 14 minutes of the proceedings.

Meanwhile, the House adopted another resolution to condemn killings of Muslims in Myanmar and demanded the federal government to highlight this issue at international level. The resolution was tabled by lawmaker belonging to PkMAP, Agha Syed Liaqat Ali. Five lawmakers spoke on the subject of resolution for 38 minutes.

The lawmakers spoke on as many as 14 Points of Order (PO) consuming 48 minutes (38%) of the proceedings during the sitting. The major issues of public importance raised through POs were displaced people of Loralai Cantonment Board, issues related to health and human rights and management affairs in Pakistan International Airline (PIA).

The interest of lawmakers in parliamentary proceedings remained low as key members including the Chief Minister and the Leader of the Opposition were absent. Only twelve lawmakers (18%) were present at the start and 10 (15%) at the adjournment of sitting. The Speaker adjourned the House to meet again on January 10, 2017 (Tuesday).

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