PA speaker calls for end to defamation campaign against MPA on social media
LAHORE – A special meeting of the Special Committee No. 11 was held on Wednesday under the chairmanship of Speaker Punjab Assembly Chaudhry Parvez Elahi in which the issue of publication of ridiculous material on social media about the members of the Assembly was discussed.
Speaker Ch Parvez Elahi noted that fake and ridiculous material was being posted on social media by various elements about the members of the Assembly. “If timely and strict action is not taken against them, the reputation of Punjab Assembly and its members will be at risk,” the speaker observed as he directed the concerned agencies to take effective measures to prevent this objectionable activity on the social media. He also called for establishing a code of conduct and taking a stern action against the culprits. Officials of FIA and other concerned departments present in the meeting assured the Speaker Punjab Assembly that action would be taken as soon as possible to curb this nefarious practice. Law Minister Muhammad Basharat Raja, Chairman Public Accounts Committee Sajid Ahmad Khan Bhatti, Parliamentary Secretary Bait-ul-Mal Nazir Ahmad Chauhan, Parliamentary Secretary Cooperative Muhammad Amin Zulqarnain, Members of Assembly Samiullah Khan, Malik Ahmad Aulakh, Muhammad Muaviya, Khawaja Salman Rafique, Additional Secretary Home Ali Annan Qamar, Director Law and Parliamentary Affairs Barrister Muhammad Ishaq and Director FIA Babar Bakht attended the meeting while Secretary Punjab Assembly Muhammad Khan Bhatti and DG Parliamentary Affairs Inayatullah Lak were also present.