ISLAMABAD - The House Business Advisory Committee (HBAC) of the Senate that met at the Parliament House on Wednesday decided to commence the live telecast of the house proceedings on the PTV National.

The committee was presided over by Senate Chairman Mian Raza Rabbani.

The meeting also decided to initiate the process for making necessary legislation for dealing with the cases of contempt of committees of the Upper House. Speaking on the occasion, Senate Chairman Raza Rabbani appreciated the Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurengzeb for taking appropriate measures for telecasting the parliamentary proceedings.   He also apprised the committee that the initiatives being taken during his tenure as chairman Senate were being institutionalised.  Leader of the House Raja Muhammad Zafarul Haq and senators Taj Haider, Saleem Zia, Hidayatullah, Tahir Hussain Mashhadi, Muhammad Azam Khan Swati, Usman Khan Kakar, Mir Kabeer Ahmad as well as Parliamentary Affairs Minister Aftab Ahmed Sheikh attended the meeting besides other senior officers of the Senate Secretariat.