Javaid-ur-Rahman

  • TISLAMABAD  - Auditor General of Pakistan officials on Friday informed the Punjab Accounts Committee (PAC) that they want to establish a separate directorate general for China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). The officials asked for the formation of separate directorate general for CPEC in ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -    Pakistan Muslim League-Nawas senior leader Ahsan Iqbal on Thursday said PTI’s government is afraid of genuine criticism from opposition in the parliament over its ‘wrong’ policies. “The government should summon the National Assembly ...

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  • TISLAMABAD    -     The main opposition parties seem divided on the issue of attending government-proposed consultative session on implementation of National Action Plan (NAP), according to background interactions with different political ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The PTI government has decided to hold consultations on implementation of National Action Plan (NAP) against terrorism with parliamentary parties on March 28. Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs Shah Mehmood Qureshi, in this regard, has written letters to the parliamentary ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The PTI government’s allies – MQM-P and BNP (Mengal) - will separately express their reservations with the government as their demands raised far before are not being implemented. The delegations of both the coalition partners are planning to meet bigwigs of the ruling PTI ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Members of sub-committee of PAC on Friday decided to take up the matter related to issuance of funds to ministries late, lapse of funds by ministries and other linked issues in the main PAC meeting. Reviewing the audit objections of the Ministry of National Food Security, the members of ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -     All the provinces will give final nod to the agenda of upcoming Council of Common Interests (CCI) meeting by the end of coming week. The provinces will give response to the summary sent by Prime Minister Secretariat, sources in IPC ministry told The ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - A sub-committee of PAC was informed that 18 agriculture scientists who went on scholarship for training in US and Europe never returned. The committee, chaired by PML-N’s senior member Rana Tanvir, reviewed the audit objections of the Ministry of National Food Security of year ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  - Members of Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal with the support of main opposition parties is determined to move a resolution to condemn federal minister Faisal Vawda in the Parliament. “Members of Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA) have decided not to change their stance, as they would try ...

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  • TISLAMABAD : Provinces are set to lock horns on related to distribution of water and gas in the Council of Common Interests meeting likely to be held in the mid of March. “Ministry of Inter-Provincial Coordination has forwarded summary to Prime Minister Secretariat to get approval for the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Though the PTI took the power last year with the slogan of ‘change’ yet its performance in parliament is still not different from that of the previous (PML-N) government. The incumbent government, at least in the parliament, could not bring any significant change as compared ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -   Amid the opposition uproar, the National Assembly finally passed the mini-budget with a majority vote on Wednesday, more than a month after the PTI-led coalition government presented it in the house. The government had also made some amendments in the mini budget ...

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  • TISLAMABAD -    PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has blamed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for risking the regional peace through aggression. In his address in the National Assembly, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari blamed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for bringing two nuclear ...

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  • T ISLAMABAD : In an unprecedented move, some lawmakers from the opposition mainly the religio-political parties in the Wednesday’s National Assembly proceedings offered Maghrib prayer inside the National Assembly. The opposition mainly led religio-political parties’ members during the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD-  Perhaps for the first time in parliamentary history, proceedings of the National Assembly on Tuesday were adjourned without taking a single agenda item or any point of order. The proceedings started three hours beyond its scheduled time apparently due to disagreement between ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Condemning Federal Water Resources Minister Faisal Vawda’s remarks in a TV programme, opposition lawmakers in the Monday’s National Assembly session asked the government to cancel his membership. The MNAs from both sides consumed over 90 per cent of the session time to ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Imran Khan Saturday said the government was in the process of formulating laws to promote construction of high-rise buildings for allowing more green spaces. “My vision for our future cities: to allow buildings to rise vertically & allow for more green spaces as ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Realising the opposition’s intentions to create fuss in the National Assembly, the government senior members are convincing the Speaker National Assembly to immediately issue production orders of PML-N MNA Khwaja Saad Rafique. Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser did not feel it ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -   There was hope and happiness at the famous Wagah border crossing on Friday night when hundreds of people witnessed a captured Indian pilot walking back to his homeland. Indian Air Force Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman was arrested on Wednesday, when PAF shot down ...

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  • TIslamabad  -   Prime Minister Imran Khan has reiterated Pakistan’s desire for peace and announced freeing the captured Indian pilot as a good will gesture for paving way to dialogue with the neighbouring country. The announcement came day after Pakistan Air Force shot down two ...

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  • TISLAMABAD   -  The war of words between opposition and government lawmakers from Sindh consumed most of the time of Monday’s proceedings of the National Assembly, as important agenda items were completely ignored. The verbal brawl between treasury and opposition MNAs marred ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -   The coalition partners will once again take up their concerns with the government as so far their reservations have not been addressed. Both major allied partners - MQM-P and BNP-Mengal have different kind of reservations with the incumbent government, background ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The National Assembly for the second consecutive on Friday saw rumpus as the government and opposition lawmakers remained engaged in war of words. The agenda of the proceedings, due to rumpus in the house, could not be disposed of even on the second day of the National Assembly ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The National Assembly Thursday passed four motions authorising Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser to form some important committees on finance, CPEC project, national security and special committee on Kashmir. Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Ali Muhammad Khan moved the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The opposition in Thursday’s National Assembly proceedings staged a strong protest against the arrest of Sindh Assembly Speaker Agha Siraj Durani, compelling the Speaker National Assembly to abruptly adjourn the house. The opposition members while wearing black armbands around ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The National Assembly unanimously adopted a resolution strongly rejecting baseless allegations of India linking Pulwama attack to Pakistan without investigation and any shred of evidence. The resolution presented by Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser moved in view of the baseless ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The National Assembly session will start today to take up matters including the visit of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman and supplementary budget 2019. The lower house of parliament, earlier summoned on Monday, was rescheduled to meet Wednesday due to visit of Saudi Crown Prince ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - List of 300 top defaulters of electricity bills is likely to be presented in the Public Accounts Committee of the National Assembly by end of this month. The power division has started compiling a list of main defaulters that could be completed in a fortnight period, said sources in the ...

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  • TSaudi Arabian embassy in islamabad has announced to cut visa fee for Pakistani nationals hours ahead of Crown Prince Mohammad in Salman's arrival in Islamabad.shaf The visit visa fee for Pakistani has been reduced to 338 riyals from 2000 riyals. Single entry visa fee has been reduced to 338 riyals ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Public Accounts Committee of the National Assembly on Wednesday was informed that Benazir Income Support Programme did not distribute funds worth Rs5 billion among the poor, as the funds remained unused in previous government tenure. The sub-committee, chaired by PPP’s senior ...

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