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Event Title: Senator Muhammad Tahir Bizinjo, Chairman Senate Committee on Rules of Procedure and Privileges presiding over a Meeting of the Committee at Parliament House

Event Date: 2023-12-12

The Committee considered the privilege motion moved by Senator Sardar Muhammad Shafiq Tareen whereby he highlighted irregularities in the recruitment process at the Pakistan Standards and Quality Control Authority (PSQCA). The Committee took serious notice of the absence of the Secretary M/O Science and Technology who had to submit inquiry report as directed in last meeting. The Committee expressed its duspleasure and decided to convey the matter to the Prime Minister's Office and directed that Secretary Science & Technology shall appear in next meeting and submit inquiry rwportsought the inquiry report, as directed by the Senate Standing Committee on Science and Technology.

Additionally, the matter of airing fake news by Neo news channel, moved by Senators Professor Dr. Mehar Taj Roghani, Rubina Khalid, Dr. Zarqa Suharwardy Taimur, and Dr. Muhammad Humayun Mohamand, was deferred due to the absence of the movers.
 
In attendance were Senators Syed Ali Zafar, Sarfaraz Ahmed Bugti, Sardar Muhammad Shafiq Tareen, Mian Raza Rabbani and Sajid Mir. Other senior officials of relevant departments were also in attendance.