PTI government plans to convene joint session of Parliament specific to legislation
ISLAMABAD – The PTI government plans to convene a joint session of parliament on specific legislation to review controversial bills, which have been blocked in the opposition-dominated Senate.
These more than two dozen bills could not be passed by the government within the stipulated period of 90 days from the upper house of parliament.
The government during the previous session of the National Assembly transmitted all these bills for the next joint session in order to approve it by majority vote.
The opposition would strongly oppose the approval of these bills, as they strongly opposed the sending of these bills to the joint session. legislate on these bills during a joint session of Parliament devoted to legislation.
The bills referred to the joint session, including the “Emigration Bill (Amendment), 2021,” “the Muslim Family Laws Bill (Amendment), 2021 (amendment to the section 4) ”,“ National Institute of Arts (Amendment) Bill, 2021 ”,“ Privatization Commission (Amendment) Bill, 2021 ‘,’ Pakistan Academy of Letters (Amendment) Bill, 2021 ‘,’ Corporate Restructuring Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2021 ‘,’ Financial Institutions (Secured Transactions) (Amendment) Bill, 2021 ‘,’ SBP Banking Services Corporation (Amendment) Bill, 2021 ‘,’ Loans for Agricultural, Commercial and Industrial Purposes (Amendment ) Bill ‘,’ Maritime Security Agency (Amendment) Bill, 2021 ‘,’ Port Qasim Authority (Amendment) Bill, 2021 ‘,’ Pakistan National Shipping Corporation (Amendment) Bill, 2021 ‘,’ Gwadar Port Authority (Amendment) Bill, 2021 ‘and others.