The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly Tuesday unanimously passed a resolution seeking voting rights to the transgender community in the province. 

The resolution moved by Amna Sardar of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) stated that the federal government should be pursued to contact Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) for giving voting rights to the transvestites. 

She said that recommendations should be forwarded to give transgender rights of franchise and granting them a respectable status in the society. 

The assembly also passed three more resolutions moved by provincial finance minister, Inayat Ullah Khan and Sahibzada Sana Ullah of PPP.

The resolution moved by Inayat Ullah demanded that Nadra authorities should be approached on issue of 'blocked cards'.

He said that all the blocked cards should be cleared within two months as lack of proper identification documentation had restricted the movement of tens of thousands of people who were confined to their homes.

The provincial minister also moved another resolution regarding giving no-objection certificate (NOC) to foreigners travelling to KP. He said that federal authorities should facilitate foreign investors by giving them relieve from getting NOC.

The fourth resolution demanded that ship owners and Balochistan government should be contacted to compensate victims of Gadani incident. He said that victims of Gadani were awaiting help from ship owners and provincial government of Balochistan.

All the resolutions were passed by the KP Assembly unanimously.