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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

PM to address emergency session of WEF via video link

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will address an emergency meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) today via video link. The meeting will be attended by leaders from around the world to discuss coronavirus pandemic and its effects on world.

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

Virtual parliament

During the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, even parliament has been suspended and is in indefinite recess. This is hampering discussion on crucial health and economic issues amid the crisis and also passing of important legislation. With the ongoing lockdown restrictions and

Virtual session of parliament is ‘need of hour’: Fawad Chaudhry

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry has called for a virtual session of the parliament amid the lockdown, calling it the need of the hour. In a statement on Twitter, Fawad Chaudhry said that opposition is harming

Tayyaba torture case: Former session judge files review petition

ISLAMABAD: On Tuesday, former sessions judge Raja Khurram Ali filed a petition in the Supreme Court (SC) for review of the decision in the Tayyaba torture case. In the Tayyaba torture case on 10 January, the Supreme Court had announced

Session court refuses bail plea of PTM’s Manzoor Pashteen

PESHAWAR: A session court has rejected the bail plea and ordered to shift Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement (PTM) leader Manzoor Pashteen to a Dera Ismail Khan prison, a one day after he was detained and sent to Peshawar Central Prison on

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

President summons NA, Senate sessions tomorrow

ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi has summoned sessions of Senate and National Assembly at the Parliament House on Wednesday January 1 at 3 and 4PM respectively to take up important national and international matters concerning Pakistan The opposition had criticised

Pakistan elected chair of UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has been elected to preside over the 63rd session of the United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs in 2020. Earlier, in May, 2019, Pakistan was elected as Member of the Commission for a four-year term starting from 1

President Alvi to chair Joint Parliament session today

ISLAMABAD: President Dr. Arif Alvi will chair the session of the Joint Parliament on Thursday. The session will be held at 5 pm at the parliament house. The National Assembly Secretariat has made all arrangements and has sent special invitations