Senate: (Senate passes resolution against involvement of foreign intelligence agencies in fomenting terrorism)


ISLAMABAD: The Senate on Monday unanimously passed a resolution expressing serious concerns over involvement of foreign intelligence agencies in fomenting terrorism in the country.

The resolution moved by Abdul Qayyum in the house, recommended that effective steps should be taken to counter the activities of these agencies. He appreciated Pakistani intelligence agencies for performing outstanding job. However, he said there are consistent reports about involvement of foreign agencies including India’s RAW in destabilizing Pakistan.

The House also passed a resolution recommending ban on manufacturing and use of polythene shopping bags. It was moved by Mohsin Aziz.

Speaking on the resolution, Minister for Climate Change Mushahidullah Khan said his Ministry would submit a new forest policy before the Cabinet to promote and preserve forests. He said a Climate Change Policy has also been framed in view of the serious environmental challenges.