The federal cabinet approved the issuance of licenses for prohibited and non-prohibited weapons to six members of the federal cabinet.
Adviser Parliamentary Affairs Babar Awan called on Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser. During the meeting, the two leaders held consultations on setting up a parliamentary committee on electoral reform.
According to sources, the Prime Minister has decided to form a committee for electoral reform.
During the meeting, Babar Awan said that a parliamentary committee would be formed to pass the open voting bill, future transparent elections would have to be planned now, and the Prime Minister wanted to remove the reservations on the electoral process forever.
Babar Awan said that the required legislation was in the interest of all political parties and the constitution would have to be amended to make Gilgit-Baltistan an interim province.
He further said that Speaker Asad Qaiser and I would brief the Prime Minister on the constitutional position.
According to sources, six personalities, including the Punjab Chief Minister, had sought permission for arms licenses, while six members of the federal cabinet have been allowed to issue licenses for prohibited and non-prohibited weapons.