Senate: (Senate adopts resolution reaffirming solidarity with APS martyrs’ families)

ISLAMABAD: The Senate on Monday unanimously adopted a resolution re-affirming its solidarity with families of martyrs of Army Public School (APS) Peshawar.

Another resolution passed by the House called upon the government to ensure strict implementation of the law disallowing resurrection of banned outfits under other names.

The House also adopted a resolution expressing profound grief and sorrow over the sad demise of former senator Dr Jamiluddin Aali. The resolution was moved by leader of the House Raja Zafar-ul-Haq.

The house also offered Fateha for his departed soul as well as those of Makhdoom Amin Fahim and victims of yesterday’s incident at Parachinar.

The House, through another resolution, recommended that the government should provide gas to the areas in the vicinity of gas fields on priority basis. The House discussed the causes of poverty and remedial measures to control it. The motion was moved by Usman Khan Kakar.

Most of the members emphasised the need to promote education, private sector, check law and order problems, and corruption as part of the strategy to address poverty. Those who spoke included Azam Swati, Tahir Mashhadi, Abdul Qayyum, Mir Kabir, Khalida Parveen, Rehman Malik, Sardar Azam Musakhel, Farhatullah Babar, Saleh Shah, Talha Mehmood, and Hamza.

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