ISLAMABAD: Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser Monday expressed hope that the formation of the standing committees would be finalized during the session of the National Assembly this month.
The Speaker said the formation of Standing Committees was necessary for carrying out legislation.
He said the government and opposition parties had held many rounds on this issue, says a press release issued here.
He was speaking during a high level meeting attended by Defence Minister Pervaiz Khattak, Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Muhammad Ali Khan, Deputy Speaker Qasim Khan Suri, Chief Whip Malik Muhammad Amir Dogar and Leader of the House in Senate Shibli Faraz.
He said the government and the opposition have to come on the same page to give relief to the people and he assured that during the proceedings of house, the government and opposition would be given opportunity according to their mandate.
The participants discussed the matters related to the next session of the National Assembly and also held consultation about the strategy to ensure amicable atmosphere in the house.—APP