NA passes National Accountability 2nd Amendment Bill, 2022

ISLAMABAD (PEN) – The National Assembly on Wednesday passed the National Accountability (Second Amendment) Bill, 2022.

According to details, the bill was moved by Minister of State for Law and Justice Shahadat Awan.

The National Assembly was also informed that measures are being taken by the government to tackle the issue of price hike.

Parliamentary Secretary for Finance Rana Ishaq Khan told the house whilst responding to a calling attention notice that the rupee has witnessed appreciation over the last two days.

He said fifteen percent raise has been given to the employees in the budget whilst low income groups are also being provided assistance through Benazir Income Support Program.

He said the PTI government destroyed the economy in its four year tenure but we are committed to again put it on the path of development.

Alluding to the devastation caused by floods in the country, the Parliamentary Secretary said the government has announced compensation for the affected families.