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Federal Minister for Science and Technology, Fawad Chaudhry, has urged for making consensus on accountability process among political powers.
The government and opposition have made an agreement to pass nine presidential ordinances through the Parliament.
“The National Action Plan was agreed upon by all political parties of the country and needs to be implemented in unison,” Fawad Chaudhry said.
The govt on Oct 15 last year had announced the formation of “Parliamentary Committee on General Elections 2018” to probe alleged rigging in the polls.
Both the sides have agreed to continue talks in the future.
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