A meeting of Senate Functional Committee on Transfer of Powers was held in Civil Secretariat Peshawar.
Chairman Functional Committee Senator Mushtaq Ahmad Khan, Senator Haji Hidayatullah Khan, Senator Nuzahat Sadiq, Senator Taj Haider, Chief Secretary Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Nadeem Aslam Chaudhry and other related administrative secretaries and officers participated in the meeting.
In the meeting, the powers transferred to the provinces after the eighteenth constitutional amendment, the challenges faced, and other issues were discussed.
On the first day of the meeting, a briefing was given to the functional committee regarding the details of the departments, employees, assets and their use and current situation transferred from the federal government to the provinces after the eighteenth amendment.
The meeting was also informed in detail about the powers given to the province and their transfer to the lower level. Suggestions regarding making the role of Common Interests Council more effective were also considered in the meeting.
The purpose of the meeting was to ensure that the resources transferred to the province can be used effectively. The Senate Functional Committee was also briefed about the progress so far after the 18th Amendment and all the details in this regard. The Senate Functional Committee on Transfer of Powers is being briefed about a total of 19 departments.