Finance Minister chaired Law Review Committee meeting

The Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar chaired a meeting of the Law Review committee here today. The Minister for Law and Justice, Zahid Hamid, Minister of State for Information Technology and Telecom, Anusha Rahman Khan, Special Assistant to PM on Law, Zafar Ullah Khan, Attorney General for Pakistan, Ashtar Ausaf Ali and Special Assistant to PM, Khawaja Zaheer attended the meeting.

The Committee deliberated on legislative proposals to be tabled in the Parliament during the next session. The status of processing of various other legislative proposals, which are currently at draft stage, was also reviewed.

The Committee also discussed the report recently submitted to the Parliamentary Committee on Electoral Reforms regarding the Draft Elections Bill 2017 and Draft Election Rules 2017.

The Finance Minister said that the report has been shared with the Political Parties and also made public including uploading on the National Assembly’s website to facilitate maximum consultation and enable wider consensus.

Source: Ministry of Finance, Government of Pakistan