Islamabad, July 27 (Online Int’l): The Senate on Monday unanimously passed a resolution lauding the selfless and relentless struggle and sacrifices of Syed Ali Shah Gilani for the right of self-determination of the people of Occupied Jammu and Kashmir.
The house lauded his unwavering commitment, dedication, preservance and leadership and his role in exposing Indian atrocities, suppressive measures and human rights violations in occupied Kashmir. The Senate also expressed concern over Syed Ali Shah Gilani’s continued unjustified house arrest in frail health at the age of 90 years.
The resolution called upon the government to name the proposed ‘Pakistan University of Engineering and Emerging Technologies’ near Prime Minister House in Islamabad as ‘Syed Ali Shah Gilani University of Engineering and Emerging Technologies’. It also called for the conferring of the highest Civil Award ‘Nishan-e-Pakistan’ to Syed Ali Shah Gilani for his life-long services and sacrifices for the just and fair settlement of Kashmir issue in the light of UN Resolutions, and the right of self-determination duly recognised by international law.
Four bills were introduced in the House. These include:
- The National Commission on Rights of Child (Amendment) Bill, 2020
- The Islamabad High Court (Amendment) Bill, 2020,
- The Federal Board of Revenue (Amendment) Bill, 2020
- The Domestic Violence (Prevention and Protection) Bill, 2020
The Chair referred the bills to the Standing Committees concerned.
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