Budget 2020: Consultative meeting discusses conduct of NA session

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A consultative meeting was held in Islamabad on Wednesday with Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi in the chair regarding conduct of the next budget session of the National Assembly.

Among others, Advisor on Parliamentary Affairs Dr. Babar Awan and Deputy Speaker National Assembly Qasim Suri also attended the meeting.

The participants also discussed in detail the possibility of holding a virtual session and reviewed its all technical aspects.

Speaking on the occasion, the Foreign Minister said protection of the members of the assembly in the face of the Coronavirus pandemic is the topmost priority.

He said the final decision about conduct of the budget session will be taken with consensus keeping in view the pandemic situation and all the possible aspects.

 

Source: Radio Pakistan