NA Speaker assures of resolving media related issues

February 22,2019

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ISLAMABAD: National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaisar said the proposal to form special Parliamentary Committee to resolve the issues being faced by media will be taken into consideration soon.

Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaisar expressed these views while talking with delegation of Parliamentary Reporter Association (PRA) who called on him at Parliament House.

PRA Convener Hafiz Tahir Khalil, President Qurban Baloch, Secretary General Behzad Saleemi, former President Siddique Sajid, Secretary National Press Club Anwar Raza and senior journalists were present during the meeting.

The Speaker said he is ready to play his role for resolution of media crisis and asked PRA to submit their suggestion in black and white. He assured them that he will to put their suggestion to Prime Minister for consideration. The Speaker desired that the Pakistani media should play proactive role for highlighting Pakistan stance of maintaining peace in the region.

He expressed the desire to legislate for the welfare of masses and it would be only possible when parliament function smoothly.

“Being the custodian of the House it is his prime duty to keep all political parties united for the welfare of masses”, he said.

He said that 700 Laws have been identified which need amendments and in this regards a special committee will be constituted to review propose amendment before presenting these on the floor of the House.

In reply to a question,he said that mandate of each political party will be given due respect in the House.


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