ABDULLAH ZAFAR

  • TKARACHI  -   The provincial cabinet Monday decided to discard over 100-year-old punitive Prison Act of 1894 and approved Sindh Prison & Correction Act-2019 to be tabled in the provincial assembly for approval.   The decision was taken in the provincial cabinet meeting ...

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  • TKARACHI  -   Sindh Assembly Monday unanimously called the federal government to ensure its commitment to people of Karachi regarding the Karachi Circular Railway (KCR). The debate on the adjournment motion that was tabled from PPP lawmaker Sadia Javed caused heated argument with ...

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  • TKARACHI - The provincial cabinet Monday decided to discard over 100-year-old punitive Prison Act of 1894 and approved Sindh Prison & Correction Act-2019 to be tabled in the provincial assembly for approval.   The decision was taken in the provincial cabinet meeting that was held under ...

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  • TKarachi - Pakistan People’s Party has once again reiterated that it will not support extension in the military courts and vigorously defend the 18th Constitutional Amendment. “The party will continue to raise its voice over the national and political issues inside and outside of the ...

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  • TKARACHI - Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah Wednesday said that they would resist construction of new dams expect the one that is the pipeline. “What is the purpose of dams when there is no water to fill them. Will they fill it through air?” said an angry chief minister while ...

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  • TKARACHI  -  The Sindh Assembly on Monday witnessed heated debate between the opposition and treasury lawmakers over lack of attention from PTI-led federal government on National Finance Commission (NFC).   The discussion was held at an adjournment motion from PPPP lawmaker Nida ...

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  • TKarachi   -  Pakistan will not rush for an IMF bailout package and is considering alternative options to tide over its economic crisis, Finance Minister Asad Umar said Saturday. A finance bill would be presented on January 23 with an aim to provide an ease of doing business ...

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  • TKARACHI   -   Pakistan People’s Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari Friday chaired the Sindh cabinet meeting and reviewed the performance of the provincial ministers and directed them to implement the PPP vision to serve the province in letter and spirit. The PPP ...

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  • TKARACHI - Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf advances overthrow the PPP Sindh government through a no-confidence vote met a roadblock as the two main opposition parties in the province, MQM-P and PML-F, refused to become part of any unconstitutional move. Roumers about possible imposition of governor’s ...

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  • TKARACHI -  Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf has decided to bring a no-confidence motion against Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah soon, who is named in the fake ban accounts case. The PTI, however, lacks enough votes to de-seat the chief executive of the province even if join hands with the ...

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  • TKARACHI   - The Pakistan People’s Party has said that it has all options on table including container politics and the incumbent federal government might lose its majority due to U–turns. Responding to minus Imran Khan politics during a presser at PPP Media Cell on Monday, ...

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  • TKARACHI   -  Veteran PPP leader and Senator Raza Rabbani Friday said that he had never ruled out any amendment to the 18th constitutional amendment as it is not sacred but any change should focus on giving more powers to provinces rather than curtailing it. “If any attempt is ...

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  • TKarachi - Pakistan People’s Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Friday targeted Prime Minister Imran Khan for taking U-turns during his first 100 days and announced to challenge the government on different issues for the good of the people. In response to PM Khan’s recent ...

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  • TKARACHI - The opposition parties in Sindh Assembly on Monday warned the provincial government that if water issues are not resolved then it could lead to unrest in Karachi. Minister for Local Government Saeed Ghani has, however, asked the opposition parties to sit together and devise a joint ...

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  • TKARACHI - The Sindh Assembly session was adjourned by Speaker Agha Siraj Durrani due to absence of lawmakers from the sitting on Tuesday. Opposition lawmaker Nusrat Sehar Bano blamed the speaker for deliberately adjourning the session to bulldose opposition agenda on private members day. This is ...

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  • TKARACHI - The Sindh Assembly on Monday discussed the longstanding excessive loadshedding in the province and the lawmakers demanded the provincial government to raise the issue with federal government at all forums and also play its role in resolving the issue through utilising provincial ...

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  • TKARACHI - With just four days left for the Sindh Assembly to complete its first 100 days of the newly elected assembly, it is yet to carry out any legislation despite being one of the assemblies that had passed most bills and resolutions among four provincial assemblies of the country during the ...

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  • TKARACHI   -  Sindh Minister for Prisons on Friday said that news prisons are under construction in the province that would help improve the capacity of the prisons for 5,000 more inmates. “These prisons are being constructed in Hyderabad, Benazirabad and Thatta while new ...

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  • TKarachi   -   Pakistan People’s Party has strongly reacted to a statement of Federal Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry, who said yesterday that Sindh has long been run by ‘goons’ and PTI-led federal government will soon bring this era to an end. Speaking to a ...

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  • TKARACHI   -   Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has called upon the federal government to make an appropriate alternative arrangement before forcing the residents to vacate Pakistan Quarters.  “Pakistan Quarters were very old and people were living there for ...

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  • TKarachi - The Sindh Assembly authenticated nine-month budget of the province with a majority vote from ruling Pakistan People’s Party in an unprecedented Sunday session. “Maybe proceedings were held in past on Sunday but I have not witnessed it in my over 17 year assembly tenure,” ...

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  • TKarachi - The Sindh Assembly authenticated nine-month budget of the province with a majority vote from ruling Pakistan People’s Party in an unprecedented Sunday session. “Maybe proceedings were held in past on Sunday but I have not witnessed it in my over 17 year assembly tenure,” ...

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  • TKARACHI   -  The Sindh government planned to get the budget for nine months of the fiscal year 2018-19 passed from the provincial assembly on Saturday, but a three-hour long speech of the opposition leader spoiled the plan. Everything was going according to the plan and then ...

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  • TKARACHI   -  Opposition and treasury leaders on Friday apologised over their ethnic remarks during the assembly session on Thursday and vowed not to repeat this in future. The provincial assembly session, which witnessed a heated argument between MQM-P lawmaker Muhammad Hussain and ...

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  • TKARACHI - The Sindh Assembly on Monday commenced debate on the nine-month budget for the fiscal year 2018-19 tabled by Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah with 16 lawmakers both from treasury and opposition benches making speeches. As per rules of the assembly, the debate should continue for at ...

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  • TKARACHI - Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah said on Tuesday that the provincial government was facing shortage of funds from federal transfers which had impacted the province’s development projects. Addressing a post budget press conference at the Sindh Assembly auditorium along ...

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  • TKARACHI - Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah Monday presented nine-month budget in the provincial assembly for authentication. The previous government only authenticated a three-month budget on the directives of top PPP leadership citing that it was the prerogative of the new government that ...

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  • TKARACHI - Cutting short the allocation of new development schemes by Rs24 billion, the Sindh chief minister on Monday presented 24 new schemes in the budget. It is pertinent to mention here that the previous government of the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) only authenticated budget of three ...

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  • TKARACHI - Empty parking lanes specified for top bureaucrats and other officials in the main building of the Sindh Secretariat at 9:00am –beginning of the working hours – are an enough evidence to prove that most of the provincial officials are latecomers. It is pertinent to mention ...

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  • TKarachi - Pakistan People’s Party Parliamentarians (PPPP) candidate Aitzaz Ahsan on Tuesday bagged 100 votes in the Sindh Assembly, followed by 56 votes by PTI candidate Arif Alvi and a single vote by joint opposition candidate Maulana Fazlur Rehman. The polling process which began at ...

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