NA: (NA Committee on Cabinet Secretariat meets)

March 1, 2016 Off By Web Desk

ISLAMABAD: The Standing Committee on Cabinet Secretariat met here in Parliament House, on Wednesday under the Chairmanship of Rana Mohammad Hayat Khan, MNA.

The Committee expressed concerned over the unnecessary delay in resolving the issue of daily wages teachers/staff and directed that CA&DD may take stringent measures to resolve the issue at the earliest and report to the Committee in its next meeting.

The Committee deferred “The Prohibition Corporal Punishment Bill, 2014” moved by Ms. Marvi Memon, MNA till its next meeting for further discussion.

The Committee discussed “The Compulsory Education of Arabic Bill, 2015 moved by Ms. Naeema Kishwar Khan, MNA in detail. The Committee directed that CA&DD may send the said bill to National Curriculum Council for expert opinion and report to the Committee within two months of the meeting.

The Committee considered “The National Commission for Minority Education Bill, 2015 moved by Ms. Romina Khurshid Alam, MNA in detail and directed that CA&DD may submit report to the Committee within two months of the meeting.

The Committee discussed “The Disabled Persons (Employment and Rehabilitation) (Amendment) Bill, 2015 moved by Sahibzada Tariq Ullah, MNA in detail. The Committee informed that the said bill has been referred to Law Division for legal opinion.

Therefore the Committee directed that CA&DD may examine the other bills of identical nature which are under consideration by the Committee as well and come up with the proposals in the next meeting scheduled for 9th March, 2016 so that Committee could consider them accordingly.

The MNAs including Malik Ibrar Ahmad, Sardar Mohammad Irfan Dogar, Ms. Parveen Masood Bhatti, Mrs. Seema Mohiuddin Jameeli, Ms. Farhana Qamar, Dr. Mahreen Razzaq Bhutto, Mr. Asad Umar, Ms. Nafeesa Inayatullah Khan Khattak, Moulvi Agha Mohammad, Syed Ali Raza Abidi, Ms. Naeema Kishwar Khan (mover), Sahibzada Tariq Ullah (mover), Ms. Romina Khurshid Alam (mover) were present in the meeting.