PML-N wants parliamentary oversight of corona relief fund

Dawn | Apr 2, 2020 at 6:30 AM
  • Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president Shahbaz Sharif has written a letter to National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser, asking the latter to constitute a parliamentary committee to monitor public money and relief funds being used in the fight against coronavirus in the country.
  • Both Mr Sharif and Pakistan Peoples Party chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari had boycotted the parliamentary meeting when Prime Minister Imran Khan abruptly left the meeting after delivering his opening speech.
  • Earlier, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi alleged that the government’s response to coronavirus was very slow.