PR No. 5 Islamabad

A meeting of the Laws Review Committee was held at the PM House here today.  Finance Minister, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar chaired the meeting.

The Committee reviewed the Cyber Crimes Bill, which has been passed by the Senate, with a number of amendments. It was decided that the Bill will be presented to the National Assembly during the current session, for its consideration. The Committee also discussed the impending legislation related to INGOs and decided that the draft be finalized soon, so that the Bill could be presented to the Parliament for enactment.

Members of the committee also had an exchange of views on different proposals for bringing about improvements in the legislative procedures.

Federal Minister for Law, Zahid Hamid, Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Pervaiz Rashid, Minister of State for Information Technology, Anusha Rehman Khan, Attorney General of Pakistan Ashtar Ausaf Ali and Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Law, Barrister Zafarullah Khan attended the meeting.