Syed Khursheed Ahmad Shah, Minister for Religious Affairs, has been unanimously elected Chairman of the National Assembly Special Committee on Law and Order situation in Karachi and Quetta, in its maiden meeting held in Parliament House here on Tuesday.
The name of Syed Khursheed Ahmad Shah for the chairmanship of the Special Committee was proposed by Haji Ghulam Ahmad Bilour, MNA/Minister for Railways and seconded by all the members of the committee.
The election was conducted by Mr. Karamat Hussain Niazi, Secretary National Assembly.
After the election, Syed Khursheed Ahmad Shah thanked his fellow parliamentarians for reposing confidence in him by electing him as the Chairman of the Committee.
He assured them that he would endeavor to make the committee purposeful by the collective wisdom of all the Members.
He agreed that the committee has been mandated an important task, therefore, it would instantly start deliberating upon the issue so that findings of the Committee could be submitted to the House within the stipulated time.
On a point raised by Members of the committee, it was decided to constitute a two Member Sub-committee comprising of MNAs Mian Riaz Hussain Pirzada and Mr. Zahid Hamid to suggest amendments in the ToRs of the Committee. It was also decided that the approval of the amended ToRs would be sought from the House during ensuing Session of the National Assembly.
The meeting was attended by MNAs Mr. Qamar Zaman Kaira, Mr. Noor Alam Khan, Dr. Ayatullah Durrani, Mr. Abdul Qadir Patel, Sardar Mehtab Ahmad Khan, Khawaja Muhammad Asif, Mr. Zahid Hamid, Rana Tanvir Hussain, Mian Riaz Hussain Pirzada, Syed Haider Abass Rizvi, Khawaja Sohail Mansoor, Haji Ghulam Ahmad Bilour and Haji Khuda Bux Rajar.