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Moments from the past five years when political temperatures rose inside the NA

Moments from the past five years when political temperatures rose inside the NA

The National Assembly witnessed a tumultuous past five years during which various political parties engaged in heated arguments over controversial issues leading to several politically significant events both inside and outside the House.Starting from the 2014 sit-in led by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf against alleged rigging during the 2013 General elections, the National Assembly saw some […]

Opposition rejects move in NA to increase president’s salary

Opposition rejects move in NA to increase president’s salary

ISLAMABAD: The opposition on Monday protested in the National Assembly over the government’s move to introduce a bill seeking an exorbitant increase of over 530 per cent in the president’s salary, terming it “unnecessary and illogical”.The bill was introduced by minister in charge of the cabinet secretariat Sheikh Aftab Ahmed soon after failing to give […]

NA session to pass historic FATA merger with KPK bill underway

NA session to pass historic FATA merger with KPK bill underway

ISLAMABAD:National Assembly session gets underway as historic bill to merge FATA with KPK is tabled. With the passing of the bill, KPK laws will be immediately enforceable in FATA and it would also get Rs. 100 billion under NFC award. PTI supremo Imran Khan is also attending the session along with most of his party […]

NA resounds with Khursheed Shah’s threat to Centre over water share

NA resounds with Khursheed Shah’s threat to Centre over water share

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly on Wednesday resonated with the demand for fair distribution of water among the provinces, as Leader of the Opposition Syed Khursheed Shah threatened the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz that the people of Sindh might have to close the province’s border and cut it from the rest of the country if it […]

Prevention of trafficking in persons bill smoothly sails through NA

Prevention of trafficking in persons bill smoothly sails through NA

ISLAMABAD : The National Assembly on Wednesday passed unanimously the Prevention of Trafficking in Persons Bill aimed at providing effective measures to prevent and combat human trafficking of especially women and children. The bill was piloted by State Minister for Maritime Affairs Chaudhary Jaffar Iqbal on behalf of the Interior Minister in the House. The […]

No ban on new gas connections: NA told

No ban on new gas connections: NA told

ISLAMABAD :Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Sheikh Aftab Ahmed on Tuesday apprised the National Assembly that there was no ban on provision of new gas connections adding Sui Southern Gas Company Limited (SSGCL) was providing connections on first come first serve basis. Replying to a Calling Attention Notice raised by Nazir Ahmed Bughio regarding non-provision of […]

Bilawal announces to contest election from Larkana NA-200

Bilawal announces to contest election from Larkana NA-200

Pakistan Peoples party (PPP) chairperson Bilawal Bhutto Zardari publicized today (Thursday) that he would contest election [general election 2018] from NA – 200 Larkana.During iftar party at Nodairo house, he also uttered that the allegation about Mubai attacks of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz’s (PML-N) supreme leader Mian Nawaz Sharif was reckless but I could not […]

NA Condemns Israeli Aggression Against Palestinians

NA Condemns Israeli Aggression Against Palestinians

Islamabad: The National Assembly on Tuesday unanimously passed a resolution strongly condemning the Israeli state terrorism against unarmed Palestinian protestors in Gaza. The resolution moved by Shireen Mazari of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf also denounced the US’s decision to shift its embassy to Jerusalem occupied by Israel.  It termed the US’s decision contrary to the UNSC resolutions. […]

PTI to hold protest in NA against misogynist mindset

PTI to hold protest in NA against misogynist mindset

The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has decided to hold a protest against alleged misogynist remarks uttered by some of the ruling PML-N leaders after the PTI’s Lahore gathering on Sunday. PTI chief Imran Khan has directed the party to hold a protest on the floor of the House. PTI leader Shah Mehmood Qureshi said the party […]

Opp walks out of NA as finance minister budget speech continues

Opp walks out of NA as finance minister budget speech continues

Islamabad:The joint opposition on Friday staged a walkout from the Lower House of parliament the moment the finance minister, Miftah Ismail, began the budget speech. Earlier, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) had decided to create ruckus in the assembly in a bid to stop the government from presenting the budget […]

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