Minister Law and Parliamentary Affairs chairs 31st Meeting of Punjab Cabinet Committee on Legislation
Lahore, August 15, 2020 (PPI-OT): The 31st meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Legislative Business was held at the Civil Secretariat on Thursday under the chairmanship of Provincial Minister for Law, Parliamentary Affairs and Social Welfare Raja Basharat. Senior member board of Revenue, Additional IG Home, Secretary Law and other concerned officers were also present.
The committee approved several constitutional amendments and draft laws. The proposals approved included an agreement to expand the ongoing project to alleviate poverty in South Punjab and to sign an MoU between the Literacy Department and Alite Pakistan on a “Teach a Child” project. Other approved proposals included relaxations in state land policies for Naya Pakistan Housing project and Punjab Housing and Town Planning Agency Affordable Housing Rules 2019.
The committee agreed with the draft MoU for exchange of information between the Punjab Excise and Taxation Department and the Federal Board of Revenue and the draft Punjab Control of Narcotics Act 2020 for effective drug control. Proposal forwarded by the Local Government Department for delimitation of local boundaries of Town Committee Kunganpur and Municipal Committee Dinga was given go ahead.
The Cabinet Committee okayed relocation of six government guest / rest houses in Kotli Satyan, Murree and Chakwal and a proposal for improvement of tourist services presented by the Punjab Tourism Department for amendments in prevailing laws also got a nod.
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