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May 14, 2019

Asad elected chairman NA body on finance

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May 14, 2019

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly Standing Committee on Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs Monday elected Asad Umar as its chairman.

Earlier in committee meeting, Special Secretary, National Assembly Secretariat briefed the members about procedure for election of the chairman. Member of the committee Syed Naveed Qamar proposed the name of Asad Umar, MNA, as chairman of the Committee while Sardar Nasrullah Khan Dreshak seconded his candidature.

Accordingly, Asad Umar was unanimously elected as chairman of the Standing Committee on Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs. The Special Secretary, National Assembly Secretariat, congratulated the newly elected chairman on behalf of the Speaker, Secretary National Assembly and assured him full support from the Secretariat for effective and efficient functioning of the Committee.

The chairman expressed his gratitude to the members for posing confidence in him and assured them to run the business of the Committee withconsensus. The members while appreciating views of the chairman assured him their fullest support in the process of legislation. The meeting was attended by MNAs Raza Nasrullah, Faiz Ullah, Makhdoom Syed Sami-ul-Hassan Gillani, Sardar Nasrullah Khan Dreshak, Faheem Khan, Aftab Hussain Siddique, Muhammad Israr Tareen, Ali Pervaiz, Dr. Aisha Ghaus Pasha, Nafisa Shah, Syed Naveed Qamar and Hina Rabbani Khar besides the senior officers of the National Assembly Secretariat.

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