Senate Panel Gets Active on Establishing CPEC Authority

Islamabad: The Senate Special Committee on Wednesday directed the ministry of planning to finalize the requirements for the establishment of CPEC Authority at the earliest. Senator Sherry Rehman, also the Chairperson of the committee mentioned CPEC was a national project and all parties are in favor of it. However, she said the rules and regulations of the authority must be accepted by all political parties.

Sherry Rehman also emphasized the need for a bill to be passed through the act of Parliament instead of an Ordinance and all provinces should be given representation. Considering the importance of CPEC Authority, she said that the bill should be presented to the parliament soon.