PR No. 57 Meeting of Laws Review Committee Islamabad

The Federal Minister for Finance Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar chaired a meeting of the Laws Review Committee here on Friday.

The meeting discussed the legislative agenda for the next sessions of National Assembly and the Senate. The “Credit Bureaus (Amendment) Ordinance, 2016” and “The Public Private Partnership Authority Bill, 2016” which are likely to be laid before the National Assembly in its upcoming session were discussed in detail.

The Public Private Partnership authority Bill, 2016 aims at providing a regulatory and enabling environment for private participation in provision of public infrastructure and related services through fair and transparent procurement process.

The Finance Minister said that it is the foremost priority of the present government to boost the development of infrastructure in the country with the participation of the private sector. At the same time it was essential to maintain the highest standards of transparency. He hoped that the proposed legislation will help achieve these objectives.

Minister for Law, Zahid Hamid, Minister of State for IT, Anusha Rehman Khan, Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Law, Barrister Zafarullah Khan and Secretary  to Prime Minister, Fawad Hasan Fawad attended the meeting.