ISLAMABAD- According to sources, Jamiat-e-Ulema-Islami Fazl (JUI-F) lawmaker Maulana Ameer Zaman asked the deputy speaker to announce the prayer break after Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Javed Hashmi finished his speech but the request was turned down. Hashmi started his address before the Zuhr prayer timing and stopped briefly to listen to the azaan but resumed soon after it was over.

The deputy speaker said the break time has ended and the proceedings will continue as scheduled. In response to this, Zaman gave the call to prayer himself inside the house and stood in front of the desk of the speaker to offer prayer along with Sher Akbar Khan and Jamshed Dasti. However, the speaker then adjourned the session and everyone left the hall.