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Senate Body discusses bill seeking Constitutional amendment

Senate Body discusses bill seeking Constitutional amendment

ISLAMABAD: The Senate Standing Committee on Law and Justice discussed the proposed draft of the Constitution (Amendment) Bill 2016 that was moved by Senator Zaheeruddin Babar to amend the Constitution for defining…

Punjab PA passes seven bills after committees’ recommendations 

Punjab PA passes seven bills after committees’ recommendations 

ISLAMABAD: The Provincial Assembly of Punjab passed seven government bills as recommended by the relevant standing committees to whom they were referred for deliberations. The House considered recommendations of standing…

Punjab Assembly passes seven bills in 25th session

Punjab Assembly passes seven bills in 25th session

ISLAMABAD: The Punjab Assembly took up heavy legislative agenda despite low attendance as well as interest of lawmakers in its 25th session and  passed seven government bills. Eight bills sponsored…

Six bills passed, eight introduced during Senate’s 255th session

Six bills passed, eight introduced during Senate’s 255th session

ISLAMABAD: The Senate took up heavy legislative agenda during its 255th session as it passed six bills and witnessed introduction of eight legislative proposals that were referred to the relevant…

Sindh PA legislates for protection of Minority Rights during 28th session 

Sindh PA legislates for protection of Minority Rights during 28th session 

ISLAMABAD: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh passed three bills including the legislation to protect minority rights by imposing restrictions on underage conversion of the religion amid low attendance of lawmakers…

Sindh Assembly legislates to protect minority rights

Sindh Assembly legislates to protect minority rights

ISLAMABAD: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh on Thursday passed the Criminal Law (Protection of Minorities) Bill, 2015 aimed to protect basic rights of minorities and prohibit forceful conversion of their religion and marriages. The bill was tabled…

Sindh PA passes bill seeking formation of Minority Commission

Sindh PA passes bill seeking formation of Minority Commission

ISLAMABAD: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh on Thursday passed a bill to establish commission for protecting the rights of minorities in the province and resolve their grievances on priority basis.…

Balochistan Assembly Passes Child Protection Bill  

Balochistan Assembly Passes Child Protection Bill  

ISLAMABAD: The Provincial Assembly of Balochistan passed the Balochistan Child Protection Bill, 2015 and discussed measures taken by security agencies after terrorist attack on the Police Training Center, Quetta during third…

NA Body approves bill seeking census after every 10 years

NA Body approves bill seeking census after every 10 years

ISLAMABAD:  The National Assembly Standing Committee on Finance has approved the Private Member’s Bill for passage which demands to conduct census after every 10 years and ensures representation of all…

UN Agency expresses concern over delay in Anti-tobacco legislation

UN Agency expresses concern over delay in Anti-tobacco legislation

ISLAMABAD: The World Health Organization (WHO) has showed worries over strong resistance by tobacco manufacturing units against the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Prohibition of Tobacco and Protection of Non-Smokers Health Bill, 2016 which is also…