The minister himself will give the answer to the minister’s departmental cut motion: Ch Parvez Elahi

Lahore, June 09, 2021 (PPI-OT):A high level meeting chaired by Speaker Punjab Assembly Chaudhry Parvez Elahi took important decisions regarding the budget session starting from June 14. Secretary Punjab Assembly Muhammad Khan Bhatti briefed about the arrangements during the budget session.

Addressing the meeting, Speaker Ch Parvez Elahi said that the minister himself would give the answer to any minister’s departmental cut motion; full implementation of Corona SOPs should be ensured during the budget session. He directed all members of the assembly and staff to wear masks and use hand sanitizers. Ch Parvez Elahi said that the vaccination for Assembly members and staff would continue in the old building, fool proof security arrangements should be ensured during the budget session and all Assembly members and staff should cooperate with the security agencies.

The meeting also reviewed the arrangements for media coverage. It was decided in the meeting that during the budget session, the Assembly staff, government officials and media representatives should display the introductory cards issued by the Assembly Secretariat while the entry of guests during the budget session would be strictly prohibited.

The meeting was attended by Provincial Minister Makhdoom Hashim Jawan Bakht, Members of Assembly Raja Yawar Kamal, Mian Tariq Abdullah, Mian Shafi Muhammad, Shujahat Nawaz Ajnala, Muzaffar Sheikh and Mian Kashif Mehmood while Secretary Punjab Assembly Muhammad Khan Bhatti, Secretary Coordination Rai Mumtaz Hussain Babar and DG Parliamentary Affairs Inayatullah Luk were also present in the meeting.

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