ISLAMABAD: The House rejected a resolution urging the government to take steps to fix minimum interest free house building advance amount at two million rupees for the government employees. It was moved by Sajida Begum.

Parliamentary Secretary for Finance Rana Muhammad Afzal Khan told the House that the loans are being given to the government employees within the available resources and keeping in view the repayment capacity of the employees.

The National Assembly today passed a unanimous resolution strongly condemning the terrorist attack in Brussels on Tuesday which took 34 lives and more than 200 others injured.

The resolution was moved by Shazia Marri said that the world must stand united to combat this menace and reaffirm its unwavering resolve to stop, by all means, every forms of terrorism worldwide.

Minister for National Food Security and Research Sikandar Hayat Khan Bosan told the House that PASCO will procure one million tons of wheat this year from across the country.       

Responding to points raised by Leader of the Opposition Syed Khurshid Ahmad Shah, he said last year PASCO procured 80 thousand tons of wheat from Sindh which was a record.

He said efforts will be made to procure maximum wheat from the Sindh this year.