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Senate passes five bills, adopts four resolutions during 272nd Session

Senate passes five bills, adopts four resolutions during 272nd Session

ISLAMABAD: The Upper House of Parliament passed five bills and adopted four resolutions during its five-sitting 272nd session from January 22, 2018 to January 26, 2018. The bills passed by…

Points of Order consume 50 percent of NA Proceedings

Points of Order consume 50 percent of NA Proceedings

ISLAMABAD: The quorum issue persisted in the National Assembly on Tuesday as the sitting remained suspended for 61 minutes while half of the proceedings’ time was consumed in points of…

10-member Committee constituted to suggest remedy against child abuse

10-member Committee constituted to suggest remedy against child abuse

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly on Friday constituted a Special Committee comprising ten members to review child abuse cases and suggest legal remedies and preventive measures to check such incidents. Minister for Parliamentary…

NA condemns remarks against Parliament, demands to summon PTI, AML leaders

NA condemns remarks against Parliament, demands to summon PTI, AML leaders

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly on Thursday adopted a resolution slamming the leadership of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Awami Muslim League (AML) for using abusive language against Parliament. The resolution was…

NA defers COMSATS University Bill after opposition by lawmakers

NA defers COMSATS University Bill after opposition by lawmakers

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly on Wednesday deferred the COMSATS University Islamabad Bill, 2017 after getting opposed by the opposition lawmakers who demanded it to be referred to the relevant standing…

Pakistan receives $6.3b from IMF: NA told

Pakistan receives $6.3b from IMF: NA told

ISLAMABAD:  Pakistan has received $ 6.3 billion under Extended Fund Facility (EFF) from the International Monetary Fund in twelve tranches. It was told by Minister Finance Ishaq Dar in written…

KP Assembly: 64% questions lapsed due to movers’ absence

KP Assembly: 64% questions lapsed due to movers’ absence

ISLAMABAD: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly on Friday could not take up 64 per cent questions due to absence of their movers. Three out of 11 Starred Questions appearing on the agenda…

KP Assembly gives nod to increase MPs salaries

KP Assembly gives nod to increase MPs salaries

ISLAMABAD:  Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly on Tuesday approved two separate bills for enhancement in salaries of Chief Minister, Speaker, Deputy Speaker, Ministers and its members. The Minister of Law Imtiaz Shahid…

Six lawmakers to represent Senate in PAC

Six lawmakers to represent Senate in PAC

ISLAMABAD:  Six lawmakers from the Upper House of Parliament have been selected through balloting for representation in Public Accounts Committee (PAC). The Secretary Senate formally made this announcement on Friday…

Rabbani, Shah receive bogus SME bank receipts of Rs 100 million deposits

Rabbani, Shah receive bogus SME bank receipts of Rs 100 million deposits

ISLAMABAD: Chairman Senate Mian Raza Rabbani on Wednesday informed the Upper House about receiving a letter at his home in Karachi showing Rs.100 million deposit in his account at SME…

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