Javaid-ur-Rahman

  • TISLAMABAD - Besides deliberating on provincial governments’ concerns over the LNG import policy, the Council of Common Interests is likely to take up on Friday the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan’s reservations about the third-party audit of census blocks. The CCI meeting under the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Amid verbal brawl and sloganeering, the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz on Tuesday defeated a bill moved by opposition parties in the National Assembly, seeking bar on a ‘disqualified person’ from holding the party office. The treasury rejected the opposition motion, seeking ...

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  • TISLAMABAD -  The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz government in Monday’s National Assembly sitting passed ‘The Regulation of Generation, Transmission and Distribution of Electric Power (Amendment) Bill 2017’, aiming to control the over-billing issue by imposing penalties. The ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The federal government is planning to summon another meeting of the Council of Common Interests this month to address the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan’s reservations regarding a third-party audit of census blocks, sources said. The MQM-P has demanded, in and outside ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The quorum issue left the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz government red-faced in Friday’s National Assembly session, prompting an opposition member to point out the lack of strength to run the proceedings. The lack of the required strength (86 MNAs) and the absence of Minister for ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The National Assembly Thursday adopted constitutional amendment regarding ‘fresh delimitation of constituencies’ on the basis of 6th population census’ provisional results, with 242 votes. The amendment moved by Law Minister Zahid Hamid required 228 votes to pass and ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The Centre and the provinces at a Council of Common Interests (CCI) meeting Monday developed consensus on expediting delimitation process and holding general elections on time. Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi chaired the 33rd session of CCI while provincial chief ministers – ...

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  • TISLAMABAD -  The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz government may summon the National Assembly session next week after addressing reservations of Sindh province regarding delimitation of constituencies to pass a constitutional amendment. The ruling party members in the Council Common Interests ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - After failure to persuade the opposition parties in the Parliament to smoothly pass a constitutional amendment regarding delimitation of constituencies, the federal government has finally called a meeting of the Council of Common Interests to discuss the contentious matter. The CCI ...

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