Islamabad, November 20, 2012 (PPI-OT): A meeting of the National Assembly Standing Committee on Defence was held on 20-11-2012 in Committee Room No.7, Parliament House, Islamabad, under the Chairpersonship of Dr. Azra Fazal Pechuho, MNA. It was attended by MNAs Nawab Abdul Ghani Talpur, Dr. Talat Mahesar, Sheikh Rohale Asghar, Syed Hamid Saeed Kazmi, Syed Haider Ali Shah, Mr. Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and other officers from the Ministry of Defence, PIA and CAA. The agenda item discussed in the Committee are given as under:-
To discuss the implementation status of recommendations made in its meeting held on 27th September, 2012 regarding PIA, CAA and Ministry of Defence.
The Standing Committee censured MD PIA for not attending the meeting and not complying with the commitments given in the previous meeting of the committee. The Committee directed PIA to clear all its dues payable to CAA.
The Committee also asked the DG CAA to take immediate steps for speeding up the construction process at new Benazir Bhutto Airport project in Islamabad and the Multan Airport. DG CAA was also directed to get all encroached land especially in Karachi vacated from the usurpers and land grabbing mafia.
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National Assembly of Pakistan
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