The National Assembly was informed that an anti-beggary squad headed by Assistant Superintendent Police (ASP) has been established to eliminate professional beggars from the federal capital.
Parliamentary Secretary for Interior Shaukat Ali told the house during question hour that a big gang of beggars was recently arrested by anti-beggary squad and action was taken against it as per the law. He said eight police personnel found hand in glove with this gang were also terminated.
Shaukat Ali said that the metro bus project from Peshawar Morr to New Islamabad International Airport will be made operational by 23rd March 2022.
He said the CDA has engaged consultants to design the missing facilities including procurement of buses and construction of Command and Control Center.
The Opposition parties resorted to protest against the recent hike in prices of petroleum products.
The House has now been prorogued.