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Parliamentary committee to oversee development process in tribal districts proposed

Parliamentary committee to oversee development

Parliamentary committee to oversee development process in tribal districts proposed.

Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Ali Muhammad Khan made this proposal during Senate session today.

Parliamentary committee to oversee development process

Senators raised points of public importance, while PTI govt’s figures responded.

Khan said that the government is determined to provide all facilities to the people of erstwhile tribal areas.

He proposed the Chairman Senate to form a parliamentary committee of both the Houses.

Khan further proposed that the committee should oversee the development process in tribal districts.

The chair remarked that he will talk to Speaker National Assembly Assad Qaiser in this regard.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister’s Adviser on Parliamentary Affairs Dr. Babar Awan also shared views.

Responding to a question during Question Hour, said that 3000 new sites have been identified for the installation of towers to provide better and improved service.

He said that  the government is making efforts to expand the coverage area of cellular services to the uncovered areas of the country.

Replying to another question, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Ali Muhammad Khan said that Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) operated special flights for the repatriation of stranded Pakistanis from across the world in wake of COVID-19 pandemic.

The House has been prorogued.

GTV

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