Islamabad, 12th February, (APP): The Standing Committee on Climate change in a meeting held today in the Parliament House, Islamabad unanimously elected Ms. Munaza Hassan, MNA as its Chairperson.
The Special Secretary, National Assembly Secretariat welcomed the Members and briefed about the procedure for election of the Chairman/Chairperson. Ms. Rubina Irfan, MNA/Member proposed the name of Ms. Munaza Hassan, MNA, as Chairperson of the Committee while Ms. Shaista Pervaiz, MNA/Member seconded her candidature. Accordingly, Ms. Munaza Hassan, MNA was unanimously elected as Chairperson of the Standing Committee on Climate Change.
The Special Secretary, National Assembly Secretariat, congratulated the newly elected Chairman on behalf of the Honorable Speaker, Secretary National Assembly and assured her full support from the Secretariat for effective and efficient functioning of the Committee.
The Chairperson expressed her gratitude to the Members for posing confidence in her and assured them to run the business of the Committee with consensus. The Members while appreciating views of the honorable Chairperson assured her their fullest support in the process of legislation.
The meeting was attended by MNAs/Members Mr. Muhammad Alamgir Khan, Ms. Munaza Hassan, Ms. Andleeb Abbas, Ms. Rubina Irfan, Ms. Shaista Pervaiz, Ms. Musarrat Asif Khawaja, Ms. Romina Khursheed Alam, Syed Mustafa Mahmud and Minister for Climate Change (Ex-officio Member).