PM for expediting finalization of Accountability Bill

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani has directed the Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs to expedite the drafting of Accountability Bill for presentation before the Parliament.He asked the Law and Justice Committee of National Assembly to hold frequent meetings to finalize the Accountability Bill. The Prime Minister gave these directions in a meeting with Minister for Law, Dr. Zaheeruddin Babar Awan, Minister for Labour and Manpower Syed Khursheed Shah, Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Qamar Zaman Kaira and Chairperson National Assembly Committee on Law and Justice, Begum Naseem Akhtar Chaudhry here at the PM House on Wednesday.The Prime Minister emphasized the need of taking all the stakeholders on board before finalizing the Accountability Bill. He said that Pakistan People’s Party believes in across-the-board and transparent accountability.He added that there should be no discrimination in the process of accountability.The Prime Minister also directed that there should be clear difference between the victimization and accountability so that people’s trust in the process could be restored – App