Islamabad, November 07, 2012 (PPI-OT): A meeting of the National Assembly Standing Committee on Capital Administration and Development was held on 07-11-2012, under the Chairmanship of Mr. Jamshaid Ahmad Dasti, MNA. It was attended by MNA’s Miss Natasha Daultana, Choudhary Asghar Ali Jatt, Syed Hamid Saeed Kazmi, Ms Shaheen Shafiq, Ms. Seema Mohiuddin Jameeli, Sheikh Muhammad Tariq Rasheed, Dr. Araish Kumar, Ms. Sabeen Rizvi, Ms. Bushra Rehman, Ms. Nosheen Saeed, MNA and other officers from the Ministry, Capital Administration and Development. The agenda of the meeting was as under:-
i. Briefing on under construction National Bank Building at Islamabad by the President of National Bank of Pakistan.
ii. To discuss the Injured Persons (Medical Aid) Amendment Bill, 2012.
iii. Briefing on Development Projects of Capital Development Authority by the Chairman CDA.
iv. Briefing on syllabus of “O” and “A” level being taught in Schools of the Capital.
The Standing Committee on CAD showed extreme displeasure on the repeated non-appearance of the Chairman CDA. The Committee vowed to serve summon to Chairman CDA on this issue.
All the heads of the private schools were invited by the Committee to brief on “O” and “A” levels curriculum taught in their schools. The Committee opined that there is a huge disparity among the fees of public and private schools. The Committee asked the heads of the schools to accommodate poor students. The Committee also asked all these heads of schools to strictly adhere to the teachings of Islam and our cultural values.
The Committee in principle approved the Injured Persons (Medical Aid) Amendment Bill, 2012, after incorporating some of the suggestions/ amendments given from the Ministry and the Members of the Standing Committee, and will finalize it in the next meeting.
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Karamat Hussain Niazi
National Assembly of Pakistan
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