Chairman Senate Farooq H Naek on Friday expressed resentment overt the absence of ministers in the Upper House.

During Senate session, Chairman Farooq Naek said that millions of rupees were being spent on one-day session and remarked that it is impossible to continue the session in such conditions. He directed the ministers to appear in the session within 15 minutes.

Defence Minister Chaudhry Ahmad Mukhtar said that quality and maintenance standards of more than 25-year-old planes were plunging PIA further in to crisis.

Railways Minister Ghulam Ahmad Bilour said about 400 locomotives should be provided to him. He said if railways department suffers loss after this, he should then be hanged.

Bilour insisted if he is provided proper engines and amount, he can run the department in an ideal way. However, he conditioned accountability with provision of engines.