Punjab Assembly made history, unprecedented development made
LAHORE – For the first time in the history of Pakistan, Punjab Assembly held an in-camera session.
In the first ever such session, Provincial assembly members were briefe on Sahiwal incident and the progress on the ongoing investigation by the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) formed to probe the incident.
During the proceedings, Additional Chief Secretary Home Punjab Fazeel Asghar briefed the provincial assembly members on Sahiwal incident.
The opposition members strongly rejected the JIT’s report and the government’s stance on the matter and demanded the formation of a judicial commission to probe the matter transparently.
The opposition also protested against the absence of Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar during the in-camera session.
Leader of Opposition in the Punjab Assembly Hamza Shehbaz and other opposition members termed the JIT ‘wastage of time’.