PML-N brings privilege motion against new province, report

PML-N brings privilege motion against new province, report

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) has moved a privilege motion in the National Assembly against the parliamentary commission on formation of new province in Punjab and its report, Dispatch News Desk (DND) reported on Friday.

All members of PML-N submitted the motion, saying that the commission has violated the mandate of resolutions passed by the Punjab Assembly. It added that one province has been recommended by the commission instead of two as proposed by the Punjab Assembly.

It further said that only members of South Punjab were given representation in the commission, while nobody from other parts of Punjab was included in the commission, it complained.

The motion said that PML-N was not given representative in the commission in line with its members sitting in the National Assembly and the Senate.

In addition, the resolution said that leader of the Opposition in National Assembly was also not consulted before the formation of this commission. The PML-N should be told as to why reference was changed into President’s message, it added.