Javaid-ur-Rahman

  • ISLAMABAD    -  Chairman Senate Sadiq Sanjrani yesterday said that regional development and economic prosperity is dependent on connectivity, enhanced trade lineages and better investment opportunities.  “Pakistan and Afghanistan share strong geographic, cultural and ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Both the houses of Parliament – Senate and National Assembly – yesterday unanimously adopted resolutions in their separate sessions condemning the publication of blasphemous caricatures in France and the “resurgence of Islamophobic acts” in some countries. In the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM-P) is planning to hold a meeting with the ruling party’s senior leadership on the matter relating to results of population census in the country. MQM-P, the main allied partner of PTI government, is interested to give its input before final ...

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  • ISLAMABAD    -  Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser has said that regional peace and prosperity is achievable only through enhanced bilateral engagement. “Peaceful and prosperous Afghanistan would not only ensure regional peace but it would also be vital for ...

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  • ISLAMABAD   -   The Opposition in Friday’s National Assembly peacefully disrupted the proceedings by pointing out lack of required strength in the House. Unlike its previous policy to create heavy rumpus in the house, the Opposition managed to suspend the House without proceedings. ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Balochistan National Party (BNP-Mengal) will soon submit a formal application in the National Assembly Secretariat, requesting speaker to allocate seats to its party members on opposition benches. BNP (Mengal), after joining Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), had decided to formally ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The National Assembly yesterday saw the worst rumpus by the opposition members as the house echoed with whistle blowing and heavy sloganeering throughout the proceedings. The chair, despite all attempts from opposition to disrupt the proceedings, continued to take legislative business ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The National Assembly yesterday adjourned without any proceedings, as the government could not manage to maintain the required quorum in the house. The opposition, with the onset of the proceedings, managed to disrupt the proceedings when only 35 members from both sides were present in ...

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  • ISLAMABAD    -  The National Assembly in its upcoming sittings is likely to witness furore on the matter of not issuing ‘production order’ of arrested Member National Assembly (MNA) leader of opposition Shehbaz Sharif. The Opposition members from PML-N including Ayaz ...

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  • ISLAMABAD     -  As expected, the National Assembly yesterday witnessed rumpus created by the Opposition members from start till the end. The Opposition with onset of the proceedings resorted to anti-government sloganeering when the chair was about to start a panel of ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The constitutional requirement of presidential address to both the houses of parliament at the commencement every parliamentary year is religiously organised by the political regimes. The joint opposition on the occasion of this parliamentary ritual dominates over the presidential ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The PTI’s senior members will hold a meeting with all its five coalition partners to take them into confidence about the government’s strategy to deal with the opposition in the upcoming session of the National Assembly. As the joint opposition is all set to give tough time ...

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  • ISLAMABAD    -  Since the political temperature in the country is rising with each passing day, both the government and the opposition have geared up the momentum to exhaust all their political moves against each other. The formation of 11 parties alliance –Pakistan ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser has stressed for implementation of recommendations of the executive committee of Pak-Afghan Friendship Group for fully realizing the export potential of the country.  “Promoting exports is imperative for economic stability and development ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The opposition parties will ask speaker of the National Assembly to issue ‘production orders’ of arrested members of National Assembly (MNAs) for upcoming session of the lower house. The opposition will formally submit an application in the National Assembly Secretariat to ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The joint opposition parties have submitted a requisition in the National Assembly Secretariat forcing the government to immediately summon a lower house session to discuss political situation including arrest of opposition leader Shehbaz Sharif. The submitted requisition has been ...

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  • ISLAMABAD    -   Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM-P) wants the concerned authorities to take input from the cabinet committee on population census before taking final decision to announce population census. “Before the final announcement of the population census, the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Taking an initiative to ensure the right of access to information to the general public, the speaker of the National Assembly Asad Qaier has directed all wings of the National Assembly Secretariat to share all the records to the general public. “All the wings should upload their ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Since the opposition wants to call a requisitioned session of the National Assembly, the government has planned to summon a regular session of both the National Assembly and Senate by the third week of next month. The Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs would submit a summary to President ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Since the opposition wants to call a requisitioned session of the National Assembly, the government has planned to summon a regular session of both the National Assembly and Senate by the third week of next month. The Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs would submit a summary to President ...

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  • ISLAMABAD   -   The joint opposition is planning to submit a requisition in the National Assembly Secretariat forcing the government to summon a National Assembly session to discuss the current political situation. The joint opposition, after the arrest of leader of opposition ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The CCI’s representatives of smaller provinces will soon ask the federal government to summon the pending meeting of CCI to take up matter related to population census. The representatives of smaller provinces of CCI would ask the government to include pending population census ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The multi-party conference of major opposition factions has undoubtedly removed the tag of friendly opposition on it. Though the opposition, in its first formal anti-government move, has not rushed to announce its future course of action yet it has clearly given a message of its ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Though the PTI’s government had managed to ensure legislation on FATF bills in joint session of parliament, yet it yesterday failed to maintain required strength in the National Assembly to run the house. With the outset of the proceedings, the opposition expressed desire to the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The PTI’s government in Tuesday’s National Assembly session introduced ‘The Criminal Law (Amendment) bill, 2020’, which is aimed to make intentionally ridiculing and defaming the Armed Forces as a punishable crime. According to the bill, moved by Amjad Ali Khan, ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - In order to ensure legislation on FATF related bills, PTI’s government has formally summoned the joint session of the Parliament to meet on Wednesday (today). The President has summoned the joint sitting in exercise of the powers conferred by clause (1) of Article 54 of the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Demanding a complete inquiry into the Motorway incident, the Opposition in Monday’s National Assembly sitting asked the government to arrest all the culprits as soon as possible and exemplary punishment be given to them. The government assured the house for making all out efforts ...

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  • ISLAMABAD   -   The PTI government, with the support of its five coalition partners, has successfully entered in the third parliamentary year. The two year performance of the ruling party reflects that it has been enjoying good relations with its allied partners from smaller ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The PTI government has suddenly changed the schedules of both the sessions of National Assembly and Senate to once again enter into dialogue with the joint Opposition to bring an end to a stalemate on FATF related legislation. The government’s senior members, seemingly in a last ...

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  • ISLAMABAD            -   The second parliamentary year of the National Assembly remained comparatively favorable for the joint opposition in comparison with the treasury benches, as the former  managed to raise their concerns on ...

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