Javaid-ur-Rahman

  • ISLAMABAD - Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM-P) will raise concerns with PTI’s senior members about the slow pace of parliamentary committee to resolve matters related to the population census. Prime Minister Imran Khan, in order to resolve the reservations related to the population census, had ...

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  • ISLAMABAD    -  Though the COVID-19 has affected the smooth working of the Parliament for a period of not more than two months, yet the ongoing ‘politics of boycott’ by the joint Oposition has continuously been creating a bad image of the parliamentary practices. The ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The previous government of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and Pakistan People’s Party (PPP-P) in their tenure committed constitutional violation for one dozen times by not calling meeting of Council of Common Interests (CCI). The constitutional requirement to resolve ...

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  • ISLAMABAD    -   The Parliamentary Committee on COVID-19 met on Wednesday without participation of any opposition member. The committee reiterated that people should follow SOPs to contain the spread of the pandemic as its second wave had intensified. The 5th meeting of ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The PTI’s senior lawmakers, in upcoming National Assembly session, may formally invite the joint opposition for introducing electronic voting in the country by amending rules in electoral reforms. The government side would try to take opposition into confidence for initiating ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Amid start of Coronavirus [COVID-19] second wave and increasing number of cases in the country, the lawmakers will hold a debate in the upcoming session of the National Assembly to chalk out a strategy to avoid pandemic.  The opposition parties would try to submit adjournment ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-The National Assembly Secretariat, in the wake of the second wave of COVID-19, is in a process of installing a system to hold virtual meetings of parliamentary committees, it has been learnt reliably.For the purpose, Speaker National Assembly Speaker has assigned a special task to the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD   -  The PTI government, with the consent of the Opposition, is planning to summon a National Assembly sitting by the end of this week. The government senior members would hold a meeting with the saner elements of Opposition to decide about summoning the upcoming session of ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Since the Council of Common Interests (CCI) has once again deferred announcing the result of Population and Housing Census, the government members will hold meetings with members of provinces to address their reservations. The government side after getting nod from all provinces would ...

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  • ISLAMABAD  - Prime Minister Imran Khan yesterday held a meeting with Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser to discuss a host of matters including Parliamentary affairs and legislative business and planning for legislation in the upcoming session of the Parliament. The matters related to the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Owing to reservations of joint Opposition conveyed to the government members, the National Assembly Secretariat has for the second time postponed the scheduled meeting to discuss current issues of national security. As the government side has got a cold shoulder from the joint ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - In order to create cordial atmosphere between government and opposition to smoothly run proceedings of the National Assembly and Senate, Speaker Asad Qaiser has invited parliamentary leaders of the upper and lower houses to discuss current issues of national security. National Assembly ...

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  • Islamabad - Since the two coalition partners [MQM-P and GDA] have expressed their reservations in its meeting with the prime minister, the senior PTI’s members will soon start holding a series of meetings to address the reservations of its allied partners.  Both the allied partners ...

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  • ISLAMABAD    -  Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser is mulling to invite Parliamentary leaders of Opposition parties to discuss the matter related to running the proceedings of the National Assembly in a cordial atmosphere. The Speaker National Assembly with members of ...

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  • ISLAMABAD    -  Special Committee on Agricultural Products on Thursday unanimously adopted a resolution urging the federal government to replicate relief in energy prices provided to Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) and Large Scale Manufacturing (LSM) Industry for the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD    -  In order to contain the spread of COVID-19 due to the second wave of infectious disease in the country, the National Assembly will remain closed for three days to disinfect the building. The National Assembly Secretariat will resume its proper functions on ...

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  • ISLAMABAD   -  The sitting plan for the Balochistan National Party (BNP-Mengal) after their formal joining of the opposition will remain unchanged in the National Assembly house.  BNP-Mengal has recently informed the National Assembly Secretariat about their formal joining of ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The National Assembly, in a rare incident, saw a treasury benches members criticising their own government over recent increase in prices of 94 medicines. However, State Minister for Parliamentary Affairs defended the government saying it had controlled the black marketing in the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The National Assembly yesterday witnessed an eventful day filled with exchange of heated remarks from both sides of the aisle, walkouts, sloganeering and brief expulsion of opposition MNA from the house following a verbal brawl with a deputy speaker. The house, with the onset of the ...

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  • 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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