National Assembly Secretariat issues instructions for facilities to ex-MPs

QUETTA:National Assembly Secretariat has issued instructions for provision of facilities to the ex-members of the parliament.   A letter of National Assembly Secretariat addressed to Chief Secretary Balochistan states, “According to SRO issued by the Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, the Federal Government has approved the following facilities for all ex-members of the Parliament who reRead More…

NA: ($3,552m foreign assistance received for socio-economic challenges: NA told)

Islamabad:Pakistan has received foreign assistance amounting to over 3,552 million dollars as loans and grants from various bilateral and multilateral development partners to address the health related and socio-economic challenges caused by COVID-19. This was stated by Minister for Economic Affairs Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtiar in a written reply to the National Assembly during the question hour on Thursday. The MinisRead More…

(Assembly): Govt, opposition spar over quorum in National Assembly

Islamabad: The treasury and opposition lawmakers in the National Assembly locked horns over the rule related to the suspension of sitting due to lack of quorum for more than one hour and allowed continuity of the proceedings for only 19 percent of the sitting’s time, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet on Wednesday. The National Assembly met for three hours and 17 minutes, while the proceeRead More…

NA: (NA adopts motion referring ‘Anti-Terrorism (Third Amendment) Bill 2020’)

Islamabad: The National Assembly on Wednesday adopted a motion referring the Anti-Terrorism (Third Amendment) Bill, 2020 to the joint sitting of the parliament for consideration and passage. Meanwhile, taking the floor, Adviser on Parliamentary Affairs Babar Awan urged the opposition members to allow the house function as per the rules and regulations and the constitution. He said nobody can be allowed to hold hosRead More…

NA: (NA discusses motorway incident)

Islamabad:The National Assembly on Monday discussed the recent incident of molestation of a woman on the Lahore-Sialkot motorway and other such incidents across Pakistan. Initiating the discussion, Opposition Leader Shahbaz Sharif said incidents of desecration of women are condemnable. He thanked Almighty Allah for culprit has been arrested, saying those, involved in such horrific and horrendous incidents, should Read More…

PM: (PM directs to expedite tabling anti-torture bill in NA)

ISLAMABAD:Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed the Interior Ministry to expedite tabling an anti-torture bill in the National Assembly.:Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed the Interior Ministry to expedite tabling an anti-torture bill in the National Assembly. In a tweet on Thursday, he said torture is unacceptable in a civilized democratic society and goes against the spirit of Islam, our constitution and inRead More…