NA body for strict laws against trade of human organs
ISLAMABAD—National Assembly Standing Committee on Human Rights on Friday said that strict legislation should be introduced to control the illegal trade of human organs. The meeting of the committee was held here at Parliament House MNA Babar Nawaz Khan in the chair.
The committee discussed in details the steps taken by Human Organ Transplant Authority (HOTA) to stop illegal trade of human organs. Members of the Committee including Begum Tahira Bukhari, Ms Phyllis Azeem, Ms. Surriya Asghar, Ms Asiya Naz Tanoli, Ms. Zahra Wadood Fatemi, Dr. Shazia Sobia, Ms. Aliya Kamran Murtaza and Mrs. Naseema Hafeez Panezai also attended the meeting.
The committee decided to further discuss in detail the issues related to HOTA in next meeting. The committee said that strict laws should be introduced about the illegal trade of human organs. Chairman of the Committee said that legislation should be enacted for ensuring strict laws against the illegal sale and purchase of human organs.
The committee said that professional beggary should be discouraged and children protection center should be established. An official of HOTA briefed the committee, said that HOTA are committed to bring to an end the gory trade and restore the dignity of human life.