Govt seeks opposition’s support for passage of bills from parliament

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ISLAMABAD: Law Minister Farogh Naseem has said the government is bringing people friendly legislation in the parliament next week.
During question hour in the National Assembly on Thursday, he asked the opposition parties to support the government in passage of the bills.
The Law Minister said the government is committed to eradication of corruption and corrupt practices.
He said it is pursuing an agenda of accountability across the board. He said the NAB is working as an independent institution.
Minister for Communications Murad Saeed told the house that National Road Safety policy has been formulated in consultation with the provinces to provide better facilities to the commuters and cut the number of traffic accidents. He said the policy will be implemented with the cooperation of the provinces.
Murad Saeed said dualization of Karachi Northern Pass has been planned.
He said the construction work on the project will be started by the end of this year after hiring the services of consultants and the contractor.
Responding to a question, the Minister for Communications said that repair work on G.T road from Rawalpindi to Jhelum has been started. He assured that the revenue collected from the toll plazas will be spent on the maintenance of the highways.

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