LAHORE: Chief of the Opposition within the Nationwide Meeting Shahbaz Sharif on Saturday advised a brand new method for the inclusion of the pursuits of abroad Pakistanis in Parliament.
In a sequence of tweets, Shahbaz proposed 5-7 seats within the Nationwide Meeting and a couple of seats within the Senate in order that representatives of abroad Pakistanis can successfully increase the issues confronted by the expats.
The proposal from Shahbaz comes after the PML-N got here beneath hearth by the ruling PTI over their opposition to the PTI’s electoral reforms invoice by means of which the abroad Pakistanis are given on-line voting rights.
“The modalities and circumstances of illustration on these reserved seats could be determined by all of the political events within the Parliament and the required laws could be enacted with their consensus,” Shahbaz stated.
On this method, Pakistanis overseas can get assured illustration in parliament, he stated, including that alongside the identical traces, seats could also be allotted within the Azad Jammu and Kashmir Meeting to characterize abroad Pakistanis.
The PML-N helps the precise to vote for Pakistanis overseas beneath a democratic method and rules, he stated.
Shahbaz stated throughout elections, expats can come to the nation and solid votes on the polling stations talked about within the voter lists.
“Our Pakistani brothers and sisters overseas are our treasured asset and the satisfaction of Pakistan,” the PML-N president stated.
“We would like an instantaneous, truthful, and simply answer to all the issues of the abroad group that they face vis-à-vis Pakistan,” Shahbaz stated.