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FATF bills passed

The parliament has finally passed three crucial bills related to the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) regarding terror financing and money laundering. This comes amid a looming deadline before the global body reviews Pakistan’s progress on the action plan. It

Govt to pay three months electricity bills for small businesses

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Industries and Production Hammad Azhar on Monday announced the government has allocated Rs75 billion to provide relief to labourers and daily wagers who have lost their jobs due to ongoing coronavirus lockdown.  Addressing a news conference in

NA session summoned to discuss 19-point agenda

ISLAMABAD: The meeting of the National Assembly to discuss a 19-point agenda will be held today at 04:00 in the Parliament House. The session will discuss the notices over gas load shedding and shortage in Punjab and Sindh. Pakistan Housing Authority

Khurram Dastagir hints at pressure over COAS tenure bills

LAHORE: Only a few days after the parliamentary extension of unconditional support for the Pakistan Army (Amendment) Act, senior Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Khurram Dastgir Khan pointed to pressure on the party leadership for legislation and said that the

Hastily passed military bills

The amendments in the constitution regarding an extension in the tenure of the chief of army staff had a smooth sailing in the National Assembly. Never has the House witnessed such unity on an issue of national security, other than

Bilawal warns against passing services chiefs’ tenure bills in a hurry

ISLAMABAD: Chairman  Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Monday has warned the Pakistani government Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) against passing bills through National Assembly related to the tenure of service chiefs in haste and violating democratic standards in the process.