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NA Extends Covid-19 (Prevention of Smuggling) Ordinance

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly on Monday passed two resolutions extending the Covid-19 (Prevention of Smuggling) Ordinance and Financial Institutions (Secured Transactions) Amendment Ordinance for a further period of one hundred and twenty-two days.

The resolutions were moved by Adviser on Parliamentary Affairs Babar Awan.

The National Assembly also passed a resolution in connection with the 73rd anniversary of the House being observed today.

The resolution moved by PML-N leader, Sardar Ayaz Sadiq emphasized that the principles of democracy, freedom, equality and social justice as laid down by Islam shall be fully observed. It also urged that the principle of federation be adhered to.

The resolution also recognized the struggle waged by the people of the country for the preservation of democracy.

The House through its resolution expressed the resolve that both the Treasury and Opposition benches should do their best for effective and meaningful debate and uphold the cannons of best Parliamentary practices for the sake of public interest by performing their core functions of legislation and Parliamentary oversight.

The National Assembly also offered fateha for those killed in recent terror attacks in Balochistan including the explosion in Chaman today.

The House will now meet again tomorrow at 4 pm.