Cabinet body on law okays many legal proposals



Staff Reporter

The 69th meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Legislative Business was held at the Civil Secretariat under the chairmanship of Punjab Minister for Law and Cooperatives Raja Basharat on Friday. The committee, after considering several legal proposals gave approval.

Among the proposals approved by the Committee included Board of Revenue’s outsourcing of government rest houses across the province, nomination of non-official members in the board of Lahore Central Business Development Authority, nomination of MPA Firdous Rehana as Vice Chairperson of Faisalabad Development Authority and sale of 48 kanals of land owned by the Auqaf Department at Mouza Manak Lahore to Bahria Town.

In addition, the Committee recommended the appointment of Hafiz Muhammad Hanif, Chairman, Madina Foundation Faisalabad, Dr. Hafiz Asif Ali Raza, MPA Mian Shafi Muhammad and Sajid Ahmad Khan as members of Board of Punjab Institute of Quran and Sirat Studies.

Proposal of Namal Lake Mianwali to be declared as wetland for conservation, proposal to amend the Punjab Vagary Ordinance 1958 to control the begging profession in Punjab, proposal to empower the Deputy Director and Director Social Welfare with regard to registration.

Regulation of NGOs in Punjab, the proposal to recruit for the post of DG of the Punjab Agriculture, Food and Drug Authority and the proposal to return the operational charge of the nationalized schools of Presbyterian Church of America were also unanimously approved.

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