ISLAMABAD The PML-N on Thursday staged a walkout from the National Assembly against what they called the governments reluctance to brief the House on the oppositions concerns regarding petroleum prices, drone attacks and release of Raymond Davis. Speaking on a point of order, Khawaja Saad Rafique condemned the drone attacks and said that these attacks were producing suicide bombers who were killing innocent people and soldiers. The incidents of target killings are being reported in Balochistan and Karachi, petroleum prices have touched the sky and drone attacks continue unstopped. Now the nation wants to know why this government cannot stop the drone attacks, he said. Talking about the release of Raymond Davis, he said if the government cannot publicise the information, then it should call an in-camera session to take the opposition into confidence. While staging walkout from the House, he demanded the government address the concerns of the opposition. Earlier, taking part in the debate on presidential address to the joint sitting of the parliament, PPP-S Chairman Aftab Ahmed Khan Sherpao said that there was nothing new in the speech. He said that the President has been discussing the NFC award, BISP and FATA reforms that were still on his table for implementation. He said the President did not touch the public issues in his speech as security, economy and governance remained missing in the address. We have been asking the government to ask the US to stop drone attacks, but all in vain. The government also failed to establish its writ in the areas facing security issues where troops have been deployed, Sherpao said. Giving suggestion to the treasury benches, Sherpao said all the political leadership of the country would have to sit together to review the policy on the war on terror besides urging the donors to give funds for the construction of schools. He said when all the political parties have agreed to introduce and implement Fata reforms including the Political Parties Act, then it should be implemented, and a task force should be constituted to bring back the industry in the provinces. Sherpao said new dams are need of the hour, adding that the Munda dam project and projects like Lowari Tunnel were still pending due to non-allocation of funds. Abdul Qadir Baloch of the PML-N also condemned drone attacks and said the drones were a message to Pakistan that it was no more a sovereign state. There is no need of diplomatic channels to stop drone attacks. The need is of bravery and a solid stand. The government does not take Balochistan seriously, but it is being discussed in the international community. The Prime Minister should explain governments position on it, he added. Asif Hasnain of the MQM said that the fourth consecutive address of the President to the joint sitting of the parliament was a good omen. He said a comprehensive policy should be announced to provide relief to the masses, adding that the people were concerned about their problems including loadshedding, price hike and incidents of target killings and drones. PPP lawmaker Noor Alam Khan also shared his views. Later, responding to a call attention notice moved by Kishan Chand Parwani, Dr Darshan and Manwer Lal regarding illegal allotment of plots to the officers of Minorities Affairs Ministry by Chairman Evacuee Trust Property Board, Khurshid Shah agreed with minorities members and urged the chair to constitute NA body to examine properties and other assets of ETPB. Deputy Speaker Faisal Karim Kundi assured the members that the committee would be constituted with the consultation of minority members and it would submit its report to the House in three months.