Senate passes two bills

Islamabad: The Senate Wednesday unanimously passed two bills. The first bill is “The Global Change Impact Studies Centre Bill, 2013”. The bill provides for establishment of Global Change Impact Studies Centre. The bill was moved by Minister for Climate Change Rana Muhammad Farooq Saeed Khan.

The second bill is “The Defense Housing Authority Islamabad Bill, 2013”. The bill provides for establishment of Defense Housing Authority Islamabad. It was moved by Law Minister Farooq H. Naek.

Chairperson Standing Committee on Cabinet Secretariat and Capital Administration and Development Kalsoom Parveen presented before the House report of the committee on “The Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Medical University PIMS Islamabad Bill, 2013”.

Meanwhile, Law Minister Farooq H. Naek laid before the House a bill to make institutional reforms for standardizing and harmonizing the law relating to “The Federal Ombudsmen Institutional Reforms Bill, 2013”.

The chair referred the bill to the Standing Committee concerned and sought report within two days.