Islamabad (Staff Report): The Constitutional Amendment Bill and Army Act Amendment Bill will be discussed in the National Assembly (NA) today (Monday) to extend Military courts tenure for two more years.

The voting over bills related to Military courts extension would be held in another NA session on Tuesday.

Earlier on Sunday, Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has said that amendments to the already tabled Constitutional Amendment Bill and Army Act amendment Bill have been lodged in the National Assembly in the light of the consensus arrived in the Parliamentary leaders meeting.

Ishaq Dar further stated that the House will discuss the consensus Bills on Monday and the same will be put to vote on Tuesday 21st March 2017, as discussed by Speaker National Assembly with the Parliamentary leaders. Mr Dar further said that in the said meeting of Parliamentary leaders it was also agreed to set up a Parliamentary Committee on National Security with Parliamentary leaders of National Assembly and Senate as its members.

The minister further stated that the meeting of parliamentary leaders it was also agreed to set up a parliamentary committee on national security with parliamentary leaders of National Assembly and Senate as its members. Accordingly a Resolution in this regard will also be moved in the National Assembly on Monday.