Islamabad: National Assembly standing committee on law and justice approved a bill with a majority of votes to give one month leave to father over birth of a child.
Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) MNA Shazia Muree presented the bill in the standing committee.
The bill stated that on the birth of child father deserved one month leave.
According to the bill the mother will get six month leave on the birth of first child while the father will get one month leave.
The bill approved with the majority of votes stated that the mother will get four month leave on the birth of second child while father will get one month leave while the mother will get three months leave on the birth of third child while father will get one month leave.
The father will get one month leave till birth of first to third child only.
This law will be applicable to Islamabad only for employees of government and non-government organization.