ISLAMABAD: The Senate on Friday accredited a number of payments, together with the Nationwide Accountability Bureau (NAB) Modification Ordinance 2021 and journalists’ safety invoice, amid protests by the Opposition.

The Safety of Journalists and Media Professionals invoice was launched by Federal Minister for Info Dr Shireen Mazari. It was handed after 35 votes got in its favour and 29 towards it.

An unbiased group led by Senator Dilawar Khan additionally supported the federal government in its bid to have the invoice handed.

The Opposition protested the federal government’s resolution to incorporate the invoice as an extra merchandise in at the moment’s agenda, as Opposition lawmakers shouted “Rubber Stamp Parliament unacceptable”.

Mazari stated that it had taken the ministry one 12 months to formulate the invoice.

The NAB Modification invoice was introduced by Federal Minister for Legislation Dr Farogh Naseem. “This invoice will not be being handed for a single particular person, quite, it’s for everybody throughout the board,” he stated.

Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs, Dr Ali Mohammad Khan, introduced the Larger Schooling Fee (HEC) Modification invoice which was additionally accredited by the Senate.

Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani was pressured to adjourn the session after Opposition lawmakers, incensed on the payments being accredited, surrounded the Speaker’s dias and tore copies of the day’s agenda.

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