Better service needs better laws: Dar


Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Monday said that changes were needed in the laws for the sake of expeditious delivery of services to people.

Chairing a meeting of the Laws Review Committee at his chamber in the Parliament House, he said, “We have to bring in changes in the laws for the sake of expeditious delivery to the general public and to remove obstacles in this regard.”

He said that there was need to make administration capable of handling the new tasks and functions in the national developments.  The minister said while keeping in view the overall internal situation of the country and to improve performance of its administrative organs, the committee should review existing laws diligently and formulate recommendations for consideration of the PM.

Earlier, the committee discussed in detail the civil laws which govern the civil service and administrative matters.

The objective of the committee is to review the existing laws, rules and regulations in order to maximise efficiency of the civil service and to bring it in consonance with the modern day requirements.

Science and Technology Minister Zahid Hamid, Special Assistant to PM Khawaja Zaheer, Attorney General of Pakistan Salman Butt and officials of the federal government also attended the meeting.