ISLAMABAD: The bills for the amendments in the appointment of services chiefs and extension in the army, Air Force and Navy act have been approved unanimously by the joint defence committee of both parliaments as all the three bills will be presented in both houses.
The meeting presided over by speaker NA Asad Qaisar as defence minister Pervez Khattak presented the bills, later speaker NA sent the bills to the standing committee for approval.
The standing committee for defence held with the chair of the captain retired Jamil Ahmed Khan while the members of the PML-N gone out from the meeting for consultation, however, later they came back and expressed their reservations like other members.
Meanwhile, the explanation given by the law minister Farogh Naseem opposition members expressed satisfaction and the bills approved unanimously.
Now bills will be presented in the national assembly on January 4 and then in Senate for approval.