Rules for gas transmission, disabled amended

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The 19th meeting of the Standing Committee on Legislative Business was held in the Civil Secretariat chaired by the Minister of Law, Parliamentary Affairs and Social Welfare Raja Basharat on Friday.
Provincial Minister of Higher Education Raja Yasir Humayun, Chief Secretary Azam Salman, senior member Board of Revenue and the secretaries of the respective departments also attended the meeting.
The committee gave go-ahead to the proposal to amend the rules regarding gas transmission network in Punjab, agreeing with the proposed amendment of sugar mills to improve the payment method for sugarcane growers in Punjab.
The committee allowed the project for the establishment of the Sardar Fateh Muhammad Bazdar Institute of Cardiology in Dera Ghazi Khan. The committee allowed to amend the Disabled Persons Employment and Rehabilitation Ordinance 1981 for replacing the term “disabled person “with” persons with disability” in accordance with international laws.
The proposal to give more powers to the regional directors of Social Welfare Department was also approved.