The Sindh Assembly Monday demanded the disbandment of the Council of Islamic Ideology. It also passed a resolution to stop implementation on the CII’s earlier decisions.
The resolution was moved by Pakistan Muslim League-Functional’s (PML-F) leader Mehtab Akhtar Rashidi.
The Assembly expressed serious reservations over the recent decisions taken by the CII with regards to women.
It moreover demanded of the federal government that any implementation of the CII’s recommendations on underage marriages and DNA tests should be stopped
The CII has ruled that the age of consent should not be a requirement for marriage while recommending that the law seeking permission of the first wife while contracting a second marriage should also be changed.