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RSEZ will prove to be game changer for Peshawar valley, Senate told
July 16, 2021

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Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Ali Muhammad Khan has said Rashakai Special Economic Zone (RSEZ) will prove to be a game changer for the Peshawar valley.

Replying to questions during question Hour, he said the government is taking numerous initiatives aimed at achieving the country’s developmental goals.

He said the government took effective measures to contain the spread of corona pandemic. He said the construction sector was uplifted during the pandemic which provided support to the country’s economy.

He said the government’s Ehsaas program is also significantly contributing in the alleviation of poverty  and the program has been successful in improving the living standard of the underprivileged segment of the society during the corona pandemic.    

The house has passed two bill these include the Mutual Legal Assistance (Criminal Matters) (Amendment) Bill, 2021 and the Regulation of Generation, Transmission and Distribution of Electric Power (Amendment) Bill, 2021.

Responding to a calling attention notice, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Ali Muhammad Khan said the procedure of issuance of computerized national identification cards by NADRA is very strict. He said NADRA is fully vigilant and issuing the computerized national identification cards after the proper scrutiny of papers and documentation.

Responding to another calling attention notice, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Ali Muhammad Khan said Pakistan is partner for peace in Afghanistan. He said Pakistan has rendered unprecedented sacrifices in war against terrorism and registered remarkable successes.

The Senate session has been prorogued.