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Govt, opposition reach consensus on standing committees of Sindh

KARACHI: The Pakistan People’s Party led provincial government and the opposition on Friday reached a consensus on the constitution of Sindh Assembly’s standing committees, ARY News reported. PPP agreed to a proposal put forward by the opposition parties’ alliance in the provincial legislature according to which the chairmanship of at least eight committees will be given to members of the opposition benches. The chairmanship of the committees reviewing performance of important ministries and departments, including…

Govt, Opposition agree on standing committees formula

ISLAMABAD: The government and the opposition have agreed over a sharing formula for formation of the standing committees in a meeting of parliamentary leaders chaired by Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaisar, ARY News reported on Wednesday. According to the sharing formula, the opposition parties and the treasury benches will get their shares in parliamentary committees according to the ratio of their party members strength. The deadlock between the opposition and the government over the chairman of the all-powerful…