NA Speaker finalizes 17-member parliamentary committee to review situation of Karachi

National AssembelyISLAMABAD: Speaker NA Fehmida Mirza has finalized the 17-member parliamentary committee to review the deteriorating law and order situation of Karachi and Balochistan.The committee evolved in light of strong demands from all political parties to form a consensus based committee based on parliamentarians, and was followed by Speaker assembly’s notification in regard.

The committee would comprise of PPPP’s Syed Khursheed Shah, Qamar-uz-Zaman Kaira, Noor Alam, Ayat-ullah Durrani, Abdul Qadir Patel, while Sardar Mehtab Abassi, Khawaja Muhammad Asif, Zahid Hamid, and Rana Tanvee represent PML-N.Haji Ghulam Bilour would represent ANP, while MQM delegation comprises of Haider Abbas Rizvi, and Khawaja Sohail Mansoor, Riaz Hussain Pirzada, Ghous Bakhsh Mehr, and Zubieda Jalal would represent PML-Q, while Maulana Fazl-ur-Rehman would represent JUI (F).

The committee would select their chairman in the first meeting, and would be responsible for reviewing the lawlessness and disorder of Karachi and Balochistan, and submitting its final report to Parliament.