Senate adopts three resolutions today

Islamabad, August 24, 2020 (PPI-OT): The Senate of Pakistan has adopted three resolutions today (Monday).In the first resolution the House recommended that the Government should take necessary steps to establish separate lock ups for the custody of juveniles arrested in suspicion of committing crimes in order to keep them separate from adult criminals in lock ups, in all police stations in Islamabad Capital Territory.

The second resolution urged the Government to take necessary measures to promote cultural norms and social values of our society with particular reference through electronic media in order to present and promote a soft and positive image of our society and country.

In the third resolution, the House urged the government to take back the decision of shifting major taxpayers to the Large Tax Unit from Quetta to Karachi and from Peshawar to Islamabad. Meanwhile, three bills were also introduced in the Upper House of the parliament as Senate session begins with Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani in the chair.

These include; “The Islamabad Capital Territory Watersides Safety Bill, 2020”, “The Protection of the Rights of Religious Minorities Bill, 2020” and “The Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Bill, 2020”.

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