LAHORE  - Terming it a legislation violating basic human rights and Constitution, Opposition Leader in the Punjab Assembly Mian Mehmoodur Rasheed Friday submitted a resolution in the assembly secretariat against Protection of Pakistan Bill and demanded its immediate withdrawal.

Meanwhile, Mehmood who is also the chairman of Public Accounts Committee (PAC-1), heading its meeting, directed the authorities concerned to submit report regarding violations of rules and regulations in purchase of various items of public colleges of different cities and examination boards.  The audit reports revealed serious violations of rules and regulations in purchase of various items by Government Women College Kasur, Islamia College and Civil College Multan and intermediate examinations boards of Sargodha, Rawalpindi and Bahawalpur.

COURT TO BE MOVED AGAINST EMBEZZLEMENT, SAYS PTI: Leaders of PTI (youth wing) and PTI Punjab chapter have warned the government of moving to the court against the alleged embezzlement of public funds in Youth Festival and Youth Loan Scheme.

 if the government fails to make public the financial record of the two programmes in 10 days.

PTI (youth wing) central President, Ali Abbas Bukhari, PTI Punjab President, Ijaz Chaudhry and Khawaja Shamsul Hassan issued this warning while addressing a joint Press conference at party’s provincial secretariat on Friday.

They alleged that government has defrauded the youth in the name of Youth Loan Scheme and Youth Festival, while the Guinness Book scandal exposed the real face of the rulers.

They said that millions of rupees have been used for the advertisement campaign of youth loan scheme but not a single rupee has been loaned to the youth so far, as the bank authorities are stating that they don’t have the funds to provide the loans.

PTI leaders said that Khyber PK government was providing ‘Karz-e-Hasna’ to the youth, besides identifying projects for them to start their businesses.