Abb Takk News

Senate Approves Army Act Amendment Bill 2020

ISLAMABAD: After National Assembly, upper house of the parliament, Senate on Wednesday also approved the three bills pertaining to extension of tenure of services chief, army act amendment bill 2020.

Defence Minister Pervez Khattak presented the three bills of the army act amendment bill 2020 in the senate one after the other.

Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani then put up these bills for a voice vote after a clause by clause reading of the amendments, with a majority of members in the upper house.

The opposition parties Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and Pakistan Peoples Party along with the treasury benches supported the bill.

The session was adjourned immediately after the passage of the bills till Friday, 10:30am.

The upper house of the parliament approved the bills with a majority of the votes.

The three bills, were approved by the house’s standing committee on defence yesterday,