PPP to file nominations for 20 standing committees

PPP to file nominations for 20 standing committees

KARACHI: The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) would file nomination papers for the chairmanship of 20 Standing Committees (SCs) of the Sindh Assembly, said Advisor to Chief Minister Sindh on Information, Law and Anti-Corruption Barrister Murtaza Wahab.

He said this while talking to media at Sindh Assembly on Monday, said a statement.

He said that he would request the Speaker Sindh Assembly to postpone election on remaining 14 standing committees to give opposition parties another chance to revisit their stance and participate in the process.

Despite these measures and offers by the treasury benches, if opposition continued the same, it was their right as law allowed them to do so, he added.

He said that election for the standing committees would be held as per schedule and according to rules and procedures of the Sindh Assembly.

He said that process of filling nomination papers was underway and they were still trying to persuade opposition parties to resolve the issue amicably. “We are committed to offering chairmanship of fourteen standing committees, he added.

He said that they were ready to offer Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chairmanship to opposition.

The advisor said that they had tried their best to engage opposition parties for creating better environment in the Sindh Assembly.