Senator Farhatullah Babar, withdrew his private member bill seeking modifications in the National Command Authority (NCA) Act in the upper house of parliament, saying he had been going through an "extraordinary situation ever since he submitted the bill".
Without elaborating any further, the PPP lawmaker said the stakeholders had expressed reservations and he wished to withdraw the bill for broader consultations and discussions, the a news agency reported.
The aborted bill had proposed barring the Prime Minister, the NCA chairman and the command authority from transferring some of its functions to any individual or institution.
The NCA has a board of governors headed by the Prime Minister and comprises virtually all important members of the civil and military establishment.

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