Javaid-ur-Rahman

  • ISLAMABAD - Adviser on Parliamentary Affairs Dr. Babar Awan on Wednesday met Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser to discuss plans to pass FATF related legislation in the joint session of the Parliament to be held today [Thursday]. The matters related to legislation-specific joint sitting, ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Though the opposition is set to create rumpus in the upcoming joint session of Parliament, which is mainly summoned for Financial Action Task Force (FATF) related legislation, the PTI government is set to smoothly ensure approval of the bills with a majority of votes. The PTI’s ...

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  • ISLAMABAD           -      The senior leadership from both opposition parties (PPP-P and PML-N) will try to engage government’s coalition partners in its Multi-Party Conference (MPC), which is aimed at formulating a ...

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  • ISLAMABAD           -       In order to fulfill the requirements of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), the federal government has formally summoned a joint session of the Parliament to get the bills, including ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Amid rumpus by the opposition, the PTI’s government Wednesday managed to pass two Financial Action Task Force (FATF) related bills including ‘The Anti-terrorism (Amendment) Bill, 2020’ and ‘The United Nations (Security Council) (Amendment) Bill, 2020’ with ...

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  • Debate in National Assembly ISLAMABAD            -         The PTI government in Tuesday’s National Assembly proceedings sought cooperation from the opposition on FATF related legislation, while ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The PTI’s government yesterday in the National Assembly laid the ‘International Court of Justice (Review and Re-consideration) Ordinance, 2020’, which is aimed at granting foreign citizens, who have been convicted in Pakistan, the opportunity to file a review ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Saturday claimed that people of the country are on one page on the issue of sending Prime Minister Imran Khan packing, as the present government has allegedly damaged the country’s economy and weakened the democratic system with its wrong ...

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  • ISLAMABAD          -     The PTI government on Friday in the National Assembly sitting dispelled the impression of providing any relief to Indian spy Kulbhushan Yadev through an ordinance, which is related to granting foreign ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser yesterday approved the constitution of a parliamentary committee for legislative business to deliberate on ‘Anti-Terrorism Amendment Bill 2020’, ‘United Nations (Security Council) Amendment Bill 2020’ and other matters. This ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The PTI government came under severe criticism in the National Assembly yesterday for making an attempt to lay down an ordinance related to granting foreign citizens, who have been convicted in Pakistan, the opportunity to file a review appeal. The opposition blamed the PTI government ...

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  • ISLAMABAD            -       The opposition in Tuesday’s National Assembly sitting came down hard on the incumbent government, saying that the recent Supreme Court (SC) verdict has exposed the government and ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The National Assembly Monday witnessed a heated discussion on privatisation as the opposition warned the government to challenge any decision taken to privatise Public Sector Entities (PSEs) in the current crisis like situation. The government side, on the other hand, blamed the main ...

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  • ISLAMABAD            -        The PTI government on Friday expressed its belief that the agriculture sector would revive and flourish by adopting a ‘quality conscious approach’ for crops and by ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The daring confidence of the ruling party [PTI] to act offen­sively, in and outside the parlia­ment, despite facing enormous economic and pandemic-en­forced challenges has remained a surprising aspect for political commentators. Although the publicly-made reservations of the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The main opposition parties on Thursday asked Minister for Aviation Ghulam Sarwar to immediately tender his resignation over his recent statement, or clarify his statement after the CAA report. Earlier this month, the minister had declared that almost 40 per cent of Pakistani pilots ...

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  • ISLAMABAD                -         The protest of MQM-Pakistan with the support of Opposition parties in and outside the national assembly over electricity crisis in Karachi on Tuesday ...

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  • ISLAMABAD  - The National Assembly on Monday saw an eventful day, as the MNAs from both sides passed a resolution on Kashmir martyrs’ day, conducted a debate on agriculture reforms and also briefly traded barbs against each other on different matters. Although the house witnessed thin ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM-P), despite the assurance of the ruling party to resolve the matter, will stage sit-in outside the parliament on Tuesday, over the alleged mismanagement in K-Electric. “MQM-P will stage token sit-in outside the parliament on issues related to ...

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  • ISLAMABAD              -          Since the war against coronavirus [COVID-19] is on, the lower house of Parliament on Friday was also informed about the rapid increase of HIV/AIDS cases at ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The National Assembly on Thursday witnessed pandemonium throughout the proceedings as parliamentarians from treasury and opposition mostly engaged in verbal brawl on multiple matters including K-Electric. Throwing headphones on opponents by one Member of National Assembly, strict ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Speaking at the inaugural meeting of the Executive Committee of the Pakistan- Afghanistan Parliamentary Friendship Group (PFG, Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser yesterday said that efforts should be made to rationalise the visa regime between Pakistan and Afghanistan without ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - MNAs from treasury and opposition in Wednesday’s National Assembly sitting unanimously expressed their resolve to protect the rights of minorities in the country. The lawmakers from both sides of the aisle strongly condemned the act of making caricatures on social media against ...

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  • ISLAMABAD             -         The news of high profile names tested positive for COVID-19, on social media and TV channels, have now become a normal routine. Most of them, after passing 14 ...

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  • Islamabad           -       Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser has called a meeting of the leaders of parliamentary parties in the National Assembly today to maintain decorum in the house during the proceedings. The parliamentary leaders will discuss the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD                  -         National Assembly of Pakistan will host the inaugural meeting of the Executive Committee of the Pakistan- Afghanistan Parliamentary ...

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  • ISLAMABAD         -       Speaker National Assembly/Chairman Special Committee on Balochistan Asad Qaiser yesterday said that there was a need for mitigating the genuine issues of the people of Balochistan without any delay. He ...

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  • | Imran Khan warns neighboring country has a major plan to destabilise Pakistan | Says security agencies thwarted at least four major terror attempts, two of them around Islamabad ISLAMABAD            ...

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  • ISLAMABAD           -      Amid a noisy protest by the opposition in the national opposition, the PTI-led coalition government on Monday got approved with a majority vote the finance bill for next fiscal year 2020-21 with ...

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  • ISLAMABAD           -         The opposition in Monday’s National Assembly proceedings staged a strong protest during the passage of the finance bill for the fiscal year 2020-21, raising concerns over ...

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