PML-N supports Army Act Amendment Bill

Arhama AltafWeb Editor

03rd Jan, 2020. 09:41 am
Army Act Amendment

Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif said that PML-N sees Army Act Amendment in a positive way.

PML-N has decided to back Army Act Amendments by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf government, party leaders.

Nawaz Sharif in his message to senior party leader Khawaja Asif directed him to convene a parliamentary party meeting of the PML-N before the start of National Assembly session today (Friday) for consultation.

The former Prime Minister has given the schedule till January 15 to approve the said amendment.

Nawaz Sharif further said in his letter that neglecting the rules of procedure in this important issue will not help anyone.

He added that undue hurry in passage of Army Act Amendment will give an impression that the parliament has become a rubber stamp.

The Army Act Amendment Bill proposes to extend the retirement age of services chiefs to 64 years. Federal Minister Fawad Chaudhry said.

The bill approved by the federal cabinet.

The cabinet approved amendments in Section 172 of the Army Act and Article 155 of the Services Rules.

Also Read: Federal Cabinet approves amendment in Tenure Extension of Army Chief

The Federal Cabinet approved the amendment in Tenure Extension Act of Army Chief.

Sources said that Federal Cabinet held an emergency session today in Islamabad.

Prime Minister Imran Khan chaired the meeting.

The Federal Cabinet approved the amendment in Tenure Extension Act of Army Chief.

Amendments to the Army Act approved in light of Supreme Court orders.

Premier held consultation with cabinet members over important political matters besides discussing new targets of 2020.

It is pertinent to mention here that PM Imran Khan chaired a meeting of the federal cabinet yesterday where a nine-point agenda was discussed to review the overall political and economic situation of the country.

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