LAHORE: The Punjab Setting up on Tuesday modified the recently passed law that had suggested jail terms for reporters for reporting things that might breach advantages of the assembly members.
The Punjab Privileges (Amendment) Bill was introduced in the provincial assembly for removal of the anti-journalists provisions by PML-Q’s Sajid Bhatti, who was also one of the movers of the questionable costs, as well as was all passed by the house.
Speaker Chaudhry Parvez Elahi, that was presiding over the resting, claimed that by modifying the controversial legislation all appointments of the reporter area stood gotten rid of.
At the same time, the opposition PML-N through points of order required repair of city governments as per a recent verdict of the Supreme Court.
Elderly lawmaker Malik Ahmed Khan claimed that by not recovering the neighborhood bodies the federal government was devoting ridicule of court.
Regulation Minister Basharat Raja reacted to it by claiming that the federal government was ready to apply the court order in letter and spirit, yet mentioned that presently two petitions were pending with the court and a decision on the problem would be taken after adjudication of the instance(s).
Hearing of the petition is scheduled for Friday (July 16).
The speaker routed the health and wellness minister to framework long-term guidelines for car park stands in the state-run healthcare facilities across the province. His ruling came after PML-N’s Suhaib Malik elevated the problem of overcharging at car parking stands in Bhalwal and also Bhera. The chair later on postponed your house proceedings for July 26.