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Abbasi asked to apologise for remarks against NA Speaker within 7 days

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly secretariat has asked PML-N leader Shahid Khaqan Abbasi  to tender an apology over his remarks against Speaker Asad Qaiser. The secretariat has sent a letter asking him to apologize within seven days for violating parliamentary procedures

NA secretariat shut till March 16 amid rising coronavirus cases

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly (NA) secretariat has been closed for two days till March 16 amid rising number of coronavirus cases. According to a declaration issued by the NA Secretariat, all the offices will remain closed until March 16 during

PM to seek vote of confidence in National Assembly today

ISLAMABAD: The 30th session of the National Assembly (NA) will convene on Saturday (today) and Prime Minister Imran Khan will seek a vote of confidence from the House. The National Assembly will meet in the Parliament Building at 12:15 p.m.

PM to take vote of confidence from NA on Saturday

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will seek a vote of confidence from the National Assembly on Saturday to limit the opposition’s ability to challenge his government. In this regard, President Arif Alvi has convened a session of the National Assembly

CEC visits National Assembly, reviews polling process

ISLAMABAD: Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sikandar Sultan Raja visited the National Assembly hall where polling for the 37 Senate seats is being held. According to details, the chief election commissioner examined the polling process. More than 185 members of the

PTI’s Faisal Vawda resigns from National Assembly

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader and Minister for Water Resources Faisal Vawda has resigned from the National Assembly. Vawda is a candidate for the Senate elections being held today. He was elected to the National Assembly from Constituency NA-249 (Karachi

PM attended only 11% National Assembly sessions: Report

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan attended only eleven percent of the total sessions of the National Assembly from August 2018 to February 2021. According to the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) report, there have been 195 sittings of the

President Alvi should be prosecuted for violating constitution by issuing ordinance: Akhtar Mengal

QUETTA: Balochistan National Party (BNP-M) chief Sardar Akhtar Mengal has said that a case should be registered against President Dr. Arif Alvi for violating the Constitution by issuing an ordinance during the National Assembly and Senate sessions. According to details,

NA committee passes CPEC Authority bill amid opposition

ISLAMABAD A parliamentary committee has passed the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Authority (Amendment) Bill 2020 with majority votes despite heated arguments from the opposition. The meeting of the National Assembly Standing Committee on Planning, Development and Special Initiatives chaired

NA condemns terror attacks in Peshawar, Quetta

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly on Wednesday unanimously passed a resolution strongly condemning the recent terror attacks in Peshawar and Quetta. The resolution was moved by Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Ali Muhammad Khan. It said that security forces are

Meeting of parliamentary leaders convened on Sunday

ISLAMABAD: A meeting of parliamentary leaders has been convened in the National Assembly on Sunday. The meeting will be chaired by Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser. The meeting will be held in Parliament on 28th September i.e. on Sunday at

Senate members demands public execution of rapists

ISLAMABAD: Senate members have demanded public execution of the perpetrators of sexual assault. The Senate session began under the chairmanship of Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjarani. The issue of the motorway rape incident was discussed in the meeting. PML-N leader Pervez

CCPO Lahore summoned on controversial remarks

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Law and Justice has summoned CCPO Lahore over his recent statement over the gangrape incident on the Lahore motorway. A meeting of the Standing Committee on Law and Justice of the National Assembly

Joint session of parliament to be held today

ISLAMABAD: A joint session of the parliament will be held today to formally start the third parliamentary year of the National Assembly. President Dr Arif Alvi has summoned the joint sitting under Article 54(1) and 56(3) of the Constitution. As

NA Speaker congratulates nation on Independence Day

ISLAMABAD: Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser and Deputy Speaker Qasim Khan Suri has congratulated the nation on the occasion of 73rd Independence Day. The speaker said that this a day of renewal of our commitments and reminds us the unforgettable

Anti-Terrorism Amendment approved in Senate

ISLAMABAD: The Senate has approved an Anti-Terrorism (Amendment) Bill, 2020, and United Nations Security Council (Amendment) Bill 2020 today. According to details, Senate chairman Sadiq Sanjrani chaired the session and passed both the bills with a majority vote amid sloganeering

National Assembly passes anti-terror financing bills

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly on Wednesday passed two crucial bills regarding amendments to the Anti-Terrorism Act to fulfill commitments and requirements of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF). Minister for Interior Brigadier (retired) Ijaz Shah had moved the two bills

NA Speaker calls meeting of parliamentary parties’ leaders today

ISLAMABAD: A session of the National Assembly will be held at 4:00 pm at the Parliament House today. President Dr Arif Alvi has summoned the National Assembly session while Speaker Asad Qaiser has also convened a meeting of the leaders

NA approves federal budget, passes Finance Bill 2020

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly on Monday passed the Finance Bill 2020 to approve the budgetary proposals for the next fiscal year. Minister for Industries and Production Hammad Azhar had presented the Rs7.14 trillion budget for fiscal 2020-21 on June 12.

Budget 2020-21 to be approved in NA session today

ISLAMABAD: A session of the National Assembly will be held today to approve the budget for the financial year 2020-21. According to details, the session will be held at Parliament House at 11:00 am. During the session, the Federal Minister

NA session to be held today

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly will meet today in the federal capital to hold a session on the current situation in the country. During the session, a preliminary inquiry report on the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane crash that occurred in

Pakistan Post’s revenue increased significantly: Murad tells NA

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Communications Murad Saeed said the revenue of Pakistan Post has significantly increased under the present government. Speaking in the National Assembly on Wednesday, the minister said the first year saw seventy percent and the second year a

NA Speaker urges to strictly follow SOPs during session

ISLAMABAD: National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser has urged all the members to strictly follow the standard operating procedure (SOP) during parliamentary sessions to prevent the spread of coronavirus. The Speaker underlined the need while chairing a meeting of parliamentary leaders

Fawad skips NA session over coronavirus fears

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry has decided not to attend the session of the National Assembly on Friday (today) due to fear of the coronavirus. The Senate and National Assembly are holding the first of the budgetary

MNA Munir Orakzai dies after recovering from COVID-19

PESHAWAR: Member of the National Assembly Munir Orakzai who was earlier tested positive for the novel coronavirus has passed away today due to cardiac arrest. Munir Orakzai was tested positive for COVID-19 in April and had fallen ill during a

National Assembly session to be held in Islamabad today

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly will meet today to hold a session on the prevailing situation in the country due to the coronavirus pandemic. During the last NA session that was held earlier this week, President Dr. Arif Alvi summoned the

National Assembly session

The National Assembly held a much awaited session to discuss the current situation arising from the coronavirus pandemic. As expected, there were firecrackers as members of the opposition assailed the government for its handling of the crisis. The prime minister

National Assembly to hold session on coronavirus situation today

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly session begins in Islamabad today at 3PM to discuss and debate upon the current situation in the country. President Dr Arif Alvi summoned the session of the Lowe House to discuss the economic and health crisis

Resuming Parliament

After a long recess due to the coronavirus pandemic, the National Assembly will be back in session on Monday. This decision came hours after Prime Minister Imran Khan announced a phased relaxation of lockdown restrictions despite the surging number of

Special parliamentary session to be held in Islamabad today

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for National Food Security Syed Fakhar Imam will chair a special parliamentary session today to discuss a 5-point agenda via video conference. A special parliamentary committee will gather regarding the summoning of the National Assembly session amid