Reservations of journalists on Privilege Bill removed, articles about journalists deleted: Ch Parvez Elahi

On special direction of Speaker Ch Parvez Elahi bill was presented in the House by Sajid Ahmad Bhatti which was unanimously approved by the House

Lahore: 13-07-2021: Punjab Assembly session under chairmanship of Speaker Punjab Assembly Ch Parvez Elahi here today (Tuesday).

On Private Members Day in the House, Pakistan Muslim League MPA from Mandi Bahauddin Sajid Ahmad Khan Bhatti presented Privileges Amendment Bill which was unanimously approved by the House.

On this occasion, Speaker Ch Parvez Elahi said that journalists’ reservations on the Privileges Amendment Bill have been removed, under the bill articles pertaining to the journalists have been deleted from the Privileges Act, the Privileges now will now apply on the journalists, print and electronic media journalists will be exempted from the provisions of the Privileges Act.

Bill was presented in the House by Pakistan Muslim League’s Sajid Ahmad Khan Bhatti on special direction of Speaker Ch Parvez Elahi. #

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