Javaid-ur-Rahman

  • TISLAMABAD  -   The joint opposition in Wednesday’s National Assembly session raised concerns over not removing the name of PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari from ECL, drought-like situation in Balochistan, transaction in frozen account of Pervez Musharraf and low price of ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The National Assembly in Tuesday’s proceedings saw rumpus over the matter of introducing the bill related to enhance the number of judges in the Islamabad High Court for the sake of speedy justice. The chair, on the private members day, was swiftly disposing of agenda when the ...

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  • TIslamabad - The first day of 7th National Assembly session turned out to be quite eventful as PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif and PPP leader Asif Ali Zardari made scathing attacks on the PTI government. The house witnessed heated discussion on the performance of Imran Khan’s government, ...

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  • TISLAMABAD -  Minister for Inter-Provincial Coordination (IPC) Dr Fehmida Mirza said that separate secretariat of the Council of Common Interests will be established soon to deal with the matter related to coordination among the provinces. “Legal and research wings and other related ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The main opposition party (PML-N) has made it clear that it will not blindly support any piece of legislation aimed at extending military courts for another term of two years. “We will take any decision to support PTI government on this issue or otherwise after vetting the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - PML-N President and Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif and PML-N’s senior leader Khwaja Saad Rafique, who are currently in the NAB custody, are likely to be allowed for attending the upcoming national assembly session. PML-N lawmakers have submitted separate ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -   Although the government and opposition have amicably resolved the issue of formation of the Public Accountability Committee, the matter of constituting standing committees of the National Assembly has still not been resolved. Both sides could able to constitute only ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The PTI government in the upcoming National Assembly session has planned to present mini-budget in order to introduce a comprehensive economic plan for the next three years. The Imran Khan-led government after facing a lot of criticism from opposition on economic policies is for the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan has no plan to part ways with the PTI’s government in the centre but has reservations over not providing security to its party’s parliamentarians. “We (MQM-P) have no plan to part ways with PTI’s government in the centre, rather ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Public Accounts Committee on Tuesday was informed that incumbent government would introduce renewable energy policy by February 2019. The PAC chaired by Opposition Leader in National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif was briefed by Ministry of Energy on its projects. The committee summoned ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Public Accounts Committee on Monday set up a sub-committee to review alleged misappropriations in three mega projects including Grand Hayat Hotel, New Islamabad Airport and Royal Palm Golf club and report the main body within a month. The PAC, chaired by Opposition Leader in the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -   The parliamentarians from Southern Punjab have been facing pressure from the constituents for a separate province as was promised during the campaign of 2018 elections. The residents from the areas are raising questions about the steps taken for Southern Punjab ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -    Chairman Public Accounts Committee Shehbaz Sharif has summoned officials of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on January 1, asking them to brief the committee about the status of 168 cases referred to the Bureau by the previous PAC. “NAB should come up ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - For the first time in the parliamentary history, a chairman PAC who is currently under the custody of National Accountability Bureau will head the Public Accounts Committee. National Assembly Acting Speaker Qasim Khan Soori, under rules 2007 (section -108), has issued production orders ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Leader of Opposition in National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif was unanimously elected as Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee Friday. Both the government and opposition members of the parliamentary accountability body supported the name proposed by a PAC member Sheikh Rohail ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Pakistan Muslim League Lawmaker Khwaja Saad Rafique in Friday’s National Assembly sitting warned that arrest of PPP-P Co-Chairman Asif Zardari could cause chaos in the country. The NAB authorities might arrest more politicians in the coming days to balance the situation, PML-N ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The carving of a new southern province out of the existing Punjab was the hot topic of inconclusive discussion in Thursday’s National Assembly proceedings. The lawmakers from both sides of aisle were unanimous to create ‘Southern Punjab’ but there was a difference of ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -   Government coalition partners - including MQM-P and BNP (Mengal) - have decided to support the joint opposition in the National Assembly over the non-issuance of PML-N MNA Khwaja Saad Rafique’s production orders for the ongoing National Assembly session. The ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The Council of Common Interests will put up controversial matters related to provinces for discussion in its upcoming meeting as all chief ministers were asked to share their points for finalisation of the meeting’s agenda. “All chief ministers have been asked to share their ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The National Assembly on Monday unanimously adopted a resolution condemning the atrocities at the hands of Indian occupation forces against the innocent Kashmiri people in the occupied valley. The resolution also strongly condemned the latest killing of 14 people in Palwama district of ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The opposition for the second consecutive day walked out from the proceedings of the National Assembly over not issuing production orders for PML-N’ senior lawmaker Khwaja Saad Rafique arrested by the NAB authorities. In Friday’s sitting, a government’s coalition ...

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  • TISLAMABAD   -  The government and opposition on Thursday finally reached a consensus to start legislation business in the National Assembly, as the former agreed to allow Opposition Leader Shehbaz Sharif to head the Public Account Committee. The opposition welcomed the government ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The ongoing NAB activities to arrest politicians dominated Wednesday’s National Assembly proceedings with the opposition demanding the same accountability criteria for all. The house, ignoring 18-point agenda, saw heated discussions between the lawmakers from treasury and ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - PTI MNA Ramesh Kumhar in Tuesday’s National Assembly proceedings failed to introduce a bill seeking amendment in the constitution about the alleged misuse of alcoholic liquor in the country. MNA from treasury benches, on the first private member day of the 6th National Assembly ...

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  • TISLAMABAD  -   Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi in Monday’s National Assembly session said Pakistan is committed to facilitating a negotiated solution to Afghan war but sustainable peace  is a shared responsibility of neighbouring countries including India. Pakistan ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The parliamentarians of erstwhile Fata have expressed reservations over delay in finalising modalities of the tribal area’s merger into Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The lawmakers of former Fata have also planned to hold a meeting with Prime Minister Imran Khan to express their concerns ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser has issued production order of the opposition leader in the National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif to attend the proceeding of lower house of the parliament starting from Monday (December 10). Sharif will be brought to Islamabad tomorrow from Lahore to ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - As the ruling coalition leader Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf has proposed name of Ayaz Sadiq for chairmanship of Public Accounts Committee of the National Assembly, the main opposition parties may push Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz to accept the proposal to help running parliamentary ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz President and Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif will attend the NA session on production order as he is expected to start debate on 100 days performance of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf-led government. The NA Speaker Asad Qaiser will issue ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser may soon hold a meeting with parliamentary leaders to break the deadlock between PML-N and PTI government over formation of parliamentary bodies for legislative business. The main purpose of meeting is to initiate legislative business in the ...

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