Meeting of National Assembly Standing Committee on Communications held

Islamabad, December 26, 2016 (PPI-OT):The meeting of the Standing Committee on Communications held today in the Committee Room # 7, Parliament House, Islamabad, to consider the Pakistan Private Courier Regulatory Authority Bill, 2015 (moved by Ms. Belum Hasnain, MNA) and case of suicide of an official of National Highways and Motorway Police (NH and MP) on 30th August, 2016. The Meeting was presided over by Mr. Muhammad Muzammil Qureshi, MNA.

2 The Pakistan Private Courier Regulatory Authority Bill, 2015 (moved by Ms. Belum Hasnain, MNA) was considered in detail. The Committee directed to invite all the stakeholders including leading Courier Companies to inform the Committee regarding their concerns. The Committee recommended that the comprehensive Bill be drafted which should be acceptable to all the stakeholders.

3 The issue of suicide of an official of NH and MP was also discussed in detail. The Inspector General NH and MP informed the Committee that the incident of suicide was might be the result of immense stress due to the repatriation from the NH and MP to his parent department or due to the domestic issues. However, the inquiry was underway to probe the real cause of the suicide.

4 MNAs Mr. Sarzameen, Chaudhry Khalid Javaid Warraich, Dr. Darshan, Mr. Ramesh Lal, Engr. Hamid-ul-Haq Khalil, Mr. Sanjay Parwani, Molana Qamar ud Din, Sahibzada Tariq Ullah, Ms. Naseema Hafeez Panezai, Engr. Usman Khan Tarakai and Ms. Shahjehan Muneer Mangrio, attended the meeting.

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