ISLAMABAD-- Saeed Ahmad Zafar and Dr Mahesh Kumar Malani are unanimously elected chairmen of the National Assembly standing committees on Communications and Minorities, respectively. Meetings of the National Assembly standing committees on Communications and Minorities held in the Parliament House Friday for election of their chairmen. Secretary National Assembly Karamat Hussian Niazi conducted the elections of the Standing committees. The chairmen after their unanimous election thanked their fellow parliamentarians in reposing confidence in them by electing them as chairmen. They assured them that with concerted efforts they would make the committees useful, effective and purposeful. All the members of the committees congratulated the newly elected chairmen and assured their cooperation for the smooth functioning of the standing committees. The meetings were attended by Syed Khursheed Ahmad Shah, Minister for Labour and Manpower/Chief Whip and Members of the respective standing committees. Dr Fehmida Mirza, Speaker and Faisal Karim Kundi, Deputy Speaker National Assembly congratulated Saeed Ahmad Zafar and Dr Mahesh Kumar Malani on their election as chairmen to the National Assembly standing committees and assured them of their full cooperation in conducting the meetings of the standing committee.