Javaid-ur-Rahman

  • TISLAMABAD - Leader of Opposition Shehbaz Sharif will be produced again in the National Assembly under the production order, as the PTI government is planning to summon a regular session of the lower house of the parliament by the end of this month. The main opposition party (PML-N) will once again ...

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  • TISLAMABAD   -   Proposing formation of a parliamentary committee to probe into charges against him, Shehbaz Sharif on Wednesday alleged that an ‘unholy alliance between NAB and PTI’ was targeting the PML-N and other opposition parties. Shehbaz, who is Leader of the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The treasury and opposition in today’s National Assembly session are set to trade barbs over host of issues including government’s decision to approach IMF, depreciation of the Pakistani rupee and results of the bye-elections. With the main opposition parties, PML-N and ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Main opposition parties are planning to linger the process regarding appointment of Chairman Public Accounts Committee by different delaying tactics. Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz with the support of PPP-P wants to appoint opposition leader in the National Assembly Shahbaz Sharif as head ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The PTI government has decided to make a ‘parliamentary commission’ to identify the reasons behind the current deteriorating economic situation of the country. A resolution to properly form a parliamentary commission has been submitted in the National Assembly Secretariat to ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - A meeting of the Council of Common Interests is likely to be called next month to decide the fate of Employees Old-Age Benefits Institution and other important matters. Prime Minister Imran Khan with consultation of the provinces might take decision to devolve the EOBI and the Workers ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The opposition is planning to submit adjournment motion in the National Assembly to debate recent economic policies of PTI’s government, including its decision to approach IMF for bailout package. The opposition might stress the government to suspend the rest of the agenda of the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD   -  The main opposition parties are adamant to get top slots in majority of the important National Assembly Standing Committees, causing delay in the formation of the committees. The opposition parties had to give names of their selected members to National Assembly ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -  Chances of seat adjustment between Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and MQM-Pakistan have almost diminished as the allies at the centre are set to contest on two constituencies of Karachi against each other. Senior leaders of the two parties have so far failed to build consensus to ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The committee constituted to deliberate on the devolution of Employees Old Age Benefits Institution (EOBI) and the Workers Welfare Fund (WWF) will send recommendations to Council of Common Interests next week. “The committee after meeting with the representative of provinces has ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Balochistan National Party-Mengal chief Sardar Akhtar Mengal cautioned Imran Khan-led federal government not to drag them to a ‘boiling point’, forcing them to part ways. “I don’t think this government is serious to resolve issues of deprived province ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The National Assembly on Wednesday approved the mini-budget with majority vote, through which PTI government has withdrawn its decision of allowing non-tax filers to purchase properties and vehicles. The treasury managed to get the ‘Finance Supplementary (Amendment) Bill, ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -   The National Assembly on Monday unanimously passed a resolution condemning Indian military attack on a civilian helicopter carrying Azad Jammu and Kashmir Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider. The resolution moved by Opposition leader Shehbaz Sharif said, the Lower House ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - PTI’s government is contemplating to give a separate status to the Council of Common Interests to deal with the matter related to the cohesion and coordination among provinces. The purpose of establishing a permanent independent secretariat of the CCI is to swiftly deal with ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The PTI government in the Friday’s National Assembly sitting faced embarrassment for not completing the required strength to run the house. The lower house of parliament with the thin presence of lawmakers hardly disposes of only one agenda item when the opposition side pointed ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -   The National Assembly in Thursday’s proceedings saw rumpus over the ‘objectionable’ remarks of Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry against the previous governments’ alleged flawed policies, prompting the joint opposition to stage a brief walkout ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The government and opposition parties’ in Wednesday’s National Assembly session accused each other of immaturely dealing with the foreign policy. The debate on the supplementary budget converted into discussion on foreign policy matters when senior members from PTI and PML-N ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The federal government in Tuesday’s National Assembly session announced that it will form a parliamentary committee to devise a strategy in consultation with opposition about the matter of giving citizenship to refugees and illegal immigrants. The house, on its private members day ...

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  • TISLAMABAD   -   Leader of Opposition Shehbaz Sharif and Finance Minister Asad Umar yesterday exchanged caustic remarks in the National Assembly, accusing each other of pursuing flawed policies. Initiating debate on supplementary budget in the House, the president of Pakistan ...

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  • TISLAMABAD   -   Minister for Inter-Provincial Coordination Fehmida Mirza said the reconstituted Council of Common Interest in its first meeting scheduled on tomorrow(Monday) will focus on resolving pending issues besides discussing six-point agenda. “The CCI will ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - In order to review the audit objections of federal ministries in the previous governments, the standing committee and parliamentary accountability bodies will likely to start its work from next week. The formation of the standing committees and parliamentary accountability ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The National Assembly on Tuesday passed a motion to form a special parliamentary committee to probe rigging charges in July 2018 elections. The house, through a motion moved by Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, authorised the National Assembly speaker to finalise terms of reference ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -  President Arif Alvi Monday urged the world to play its role for the resolution of Kashmir issue and demanded an end to the bloodshed in the held territory by the occupant Indian forces. In his maiden address to a joint session of the Parliament, he also stressed on ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - While the PTI’s government has planned to take back tax concession from the salaried class, the opposition parties in the parliament can once again join hands to stop the move. The ‘grand opposition alliance’, which was earlier formed to demand a probe into rigging in ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - While the government has decided to give the chairman PAC slot to opposition, the two major opposition parties – PML-N and PPP-P - with mutual understanding will give a name for the important position by the end of this month. The major opposition parties will hold an ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - On special directions of Prime Minister Imran Khan, a joint session of the Parliament summoned by President Dr Arif Alvi for Thursday has been postponed till 17th September (Monday). Newly-elected President Arifur Rahman Alvi will now address the joint session of Parliament on Monday ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Minister of Inter-Provincial Coordination Dr. Fehmida Mirza has said the meeting of the Council of Common Interests to discuss host of issues, including National Waters Policy, has been scheduled on 24 September. “Chief ministers of provinces will soon share their agendas ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -  Newly-elected President Dr Arif Alvi will address the joint session of parliament on Thursday (13th September) to formally start the first parliamentary year of the incumbent government. Dr Alvi, in his maiden address as President of Pakistan, will share the vision of the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -  The newly-reconstituted Council of Common Interests is set to meet in mid September to review the National Water Policy. The first CCI meeting of incumbent government is scheduled on September 15 to discuss host of matters regarding the National Water Policy approved by the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf candidate Arifur Rehman Alvi Tuesday was elected 13th President of Pakistan, securing 353 electoral votes, as the members of the Senate, National Assembly and the provincial assemblies cast their votes. Three candidates, Arif Alvi, Fazlur Rehman and Aitzaz ...

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