Senate panel on IB&NH to meet on Friday


ISLAMABAD, May 26 (APP): Senate Standing Committee on Information,  Broadcasting and National Heritage (IB&NH) will meet here on Friday to discuss the report on budgetary allocations for current financial year  and its utilization.

The updated status on the recommendations made by the committee  regarding political use of Press Information Department (PID) and demanded  a list of last 10 press conferences by the political parties along with expenses and under which rule the same were granted permission to use the PID platform will also be discussed.

The progress on total amount incurred on advertisements published by  the government departments, indicating the channels and news papers along with respective amount during the last three years will also be reviewed.

The committee will be given detailed briefing on the working
and performance of Federal Land Commission (FLC).

It will also discuss progress on commitment of secretary
information on the issue of Lok Virsa pensioners and appointment of officials on contract basis.