Whispering in ‘empty’ hall!

ISLAMABAD - There was quite some unusual activity at former prime minister Mir Zafrullah Khan Jamali’s chair on Monday as the National Assembly resumed its session after a two-day break.Firstly Awami Muslim League (AML) Chief Sheikh Rashid Ahmed walked across the hall to sit with the veteran ...

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