Senate of Pakistan passes two Bills, four Resolutions


The Senate on Monday passed two bills.

The Partnership (Amendment) Bill, 2016 provides to amend the Partnership Act, 1932.

The Control of Narcotic Substances (Amendment) Bill, 2017 provides to amend the Control of Narcotic Substances Act, 1997.

Meanwhile, twenty-one Bills were also introduced in the House and the chair referred them to the concerned standing committees of the House.

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Monday attended Senate proceedings.

Speaking on the occasion, he said he will continue to come in the Senate in future also.

The Chairman and the member of the House warmly welcomed the Prime Minister and thanked for his initiatives.

The Senate on Monday passed four resolutions.

The first resolutions recommended the government to launch a special channel of the State Television PTV to broadcast Parliamentary proceedings of Federal and Provincial Legislatures. 

The second resolution recommended the government to improve the quality of front page of Pakistani official passports and to increase its pages.

The third Resolution asked the Government to take immediate steps to help the people affected by recent rains and floods in districts Musakhel, Zhob and Sherani Balochistan.

The fourth resolution recommended the government to construct more small hydro-electric dams to control load-shedding in the country.

The House will now meet tomorrow at three in the afternoon.

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