Punjab Assembly passes four bills
JALIL HASSAN AKHTAR
LAHORE: Punjab Assembly here on Wednesday passed “The Women University Multan Bill 2010,” “The Institute of Southern Punjab Multan Bill 2010.” Two other bills “The Punjab Health Care Bill 2010” and “The Global Institute Lahore Bill,” that were on the house agenda, were kept in waiting on the occasion.
Opposition MPA Mohsin Laghari on an Adjournment Motion in the house averred that federal government to promote trade between India and Afghanistan has made an agreement for giving air, sea and road route excess to Wagha. He said by making this agreement entire Pakistan had become a danger zone.
MPA Shuja Khanzada on the occasion congratulated Afghan nation for psychological defeat of United States stated that Pakistan should remain watchful and careful. He said the whole country must unite to face US conspiracies on the occasion. Another MPA Shams Haider in the House stated that by giving transit route, apprehensions about country’s security had propped up.
Sheikh Allaudin dilated that by inking of the transit agreement, severe threats had also emanated regarding country’s economy and industry. Punjab Finance Minister Tanvir Ashraf Kaira on the occasion stated that only a note had been signed regarding Afghan-India Trade. He said in event of an agreement Pakistan too would have access to Central Asia.
Punjab Law Minister Rana Sana Ullah promised to present copy of the agreement in the House and said that Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif would talk to Prime Minister Gilani in this regard. In the house, Leader of the Opposition Chaudry Zaheeruddin on a Point of Order castigated the government for pressurising the opposition legislators to change their loyalties.
Source: Business Recorder