ISLAMABAD: The parliamentary party of ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has opposed the suggestion given by the Pakistan Peoples Party regarding the army act amendment bill 2020.
The Abbtakk News has acquired details of the PTI parliamentary party meeting chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan.
Sources said that Federal Law Minister Farogh Naseem briefed the meeting on extension in tenures of three services chiefs.
The Law Minister apprised the audience that the opposition has been given a due time and opportunity to give their opinions and suggestions adding that suggestion by the PPP linking Prime Minister prerogative to parliament is not appropriate.
Later the meeting approved the services bills unanimously.
Sources privy to the parliamentary party said that opposing the PPP suggestions the parliamentary party viewed that the appointment of army chief should be prerogative power of a premier adding that it is a vital legislation regarding the national interest and hoped that the opposition will play its positive role on the matter.
Sources said that the ruling members demanded the premier issuance of development funds once again while Federal Minister for Science and Technology opposed the demand to which whole of the members attending the meeting echoed their voice against the Minister and said that “you approved land and how we defend it in front of our voters.”
The PM at the occasion said that all the members apprehension will be removed from the initiation of the Ahsas program adding that the poor will be benefited through provision of item on utility stores on cheap rates.