NA: (NA Committee on Industries and Production meets)

ISLAMABAD: A meeting of the National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Industries and Production was held under the Chairmanship of Asad Umar, MNA here on Tuesday.

The meeting discussed “The Factories (Amendment) Bill, 2016” (Amendments in sections 2 & 33Q, Act XXV of 1934), Moved by Ms. Asiya Naz Tanoli, MNA,” and Scrutiny of the budgetary proposals of the Ministry, regarding the Public Sector Development Program (PSDP) for the Financial Year 2016-17.

During the meeting, briefing was given by the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Pakistan Stone Development Company (PASDEC), about the functioning of the Company and issues of salaries of its employees.

The Committee also discussed the status of Sub-Committee appointed by the Standing Committee under the convenership of Mian Abdul Mannan, MNA, on the issues of corruption and irregularities in appointments/procurement/hiring of vehicles in Utility Stores Corporation.”

Members who attended the meeting included Isphanyar M. Bhandara, MNA, Chaudhry Riaz-ul-Haq, MNA, Mohammad Muzammil Qureshi, MNA, Maulana Mohammad Gohar Shah, MNA, Alhaj Shah Jee Gul Afridi, MNA and Iftikhar-ud-din.