ISLAMABAD: The Standing Committee on Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs in a meeting held on Monday in the Parliament House, unanimously elected Asad Umar, MNA as its chairman.
The Special Secretary, National Assembly Secretariat welcomed the members and briefed about the procedure for election of the chairman.
Syed Naveed Qamar, MNA/Member, proposed the name of Mr. Asad Umar, MNA, as Chairman of the Committee while Sardar Nasrullah Khan Dreshak, MNA/member seconded his candidature.
Accordingly, Asad Umar, MNA, was unanimously elected as chairman of the Standing Committee on Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs.
The Special Secretary, National Assembly Secretariat, congratulated the newly elected Chairman on behalf of the Honorable Speaker, Secretary National Assembly and assured him full support from the Secretariat for effective and efficient functioning of the Committee.
The chairman expressed his gratitude to the members for posing confidence in him and assured them to run the business of the committee with consensus.
The members while appreciating views of the chairman assured him their fullest support in the process of legislation.
The meeting was attended by MNAs Raza Nasrullah, Faiz Ullah, Makhdoom Syed Samiul-Hassan Gillani, Sardar Nasrullah Khan Dreshak, Faheem Khan, Aftab Hussain Siddique, Muhammad Israr Tareen, Ali Pervaiz, Dr. Aisha Ghaus Pasha, Ms. Nafisa Shah, Syed Naveed Qamar and Ms. Hina Rabbani Khar besides the senior officers of the National Assembly Secretariat.