KP Assembly condemns blasphemous cartoon contest

2018-08-30T19:20:40+05:00 PPI

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly on Thursday adopted a resolution to condemn a blasphemous cartoon contest in Netherlands, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily factsheet.

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The KP Assembly’s sitting started at 1120 hours against the scheduled time 1000 hours and lasted for an hour. The deputy speaker presided over the entire proceedings. The chief minister and the leader of the opposition did not attend the sitting.

As many as 48 MPAs (39% of the total membership) were present at outset and 51 (41%) at adjournment of the sitting. The parliamentary leaders of JI, PML-N, PPP and ANP attended the sitting. Three minority lawmakers were present.

The House adopted a resolution to condemn a blasphemous cartoon contest in Netherlands. Another resolution adopted by the House demanded an end to the unannounced load shedding and repair of transmission lines in the province.

The House passed another resolution to allow the use of Provincial Assembly Hall for polling on September 4, 2018 for the election of President of Islamic Republic of Pakistan.

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