The Senate on Wednesday passed a unanimous resolution, paying tributes to the people of Turkey for thwarting the military coup in their country.

The resolution moved by Azam Khan Swati stated that the House admires, congratulates and pays tributes to brave people of Turkey who foiled the military coup and saved their country from anarchy and civil war.

The resolution admired all opposition political parties of Turkey for their strong resolve to protect democracy.

The Senate was informed on Wednesday that the issue of violations of Line of Control by India has been raised at the United Nations Security Council.       

Minister for Law and Justice Zahid Hamid told the House during question hour that a letter was written to the United Nations Security Council that was circulated among all its members to apprise them about the gravity of the situation.

He said India has erected 460 kilometer long fence along the Line of Control. He said the fence is 500 meter away from the LoC.         

To a question, he said that government has decided to place the matter of review of land reforms before the Council Common Interests.

Replying to a question, Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Shaikh Aftab Ahmad told the House that Pakistani passport holders are allowed to visit 33 countries without visa. He said similarly the nationals of six countries are allowed to enter Pakistan without visa.          

Answering a question, he said that 63 NADRA registration centre's are operational in Balochistan province.  


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