Request for military support for Saudi-led coalition fighting rebels in Yemen sidestepped
The strongest advocacy for accepting the Saudi request for Pakistani troops came from the ruling party’s Sajid Mir.
ISLAMABAD: With little said by the government, distrust prevailed in parliament on Wednesday in the continuing ...
Prime minister tries to allay concerns over Saudi request for troops, equipment
Opposition members decry lack of specifics in defence minister’s policy statement
The government has repeatedly said it has not yet committed sending troops to the conflict area.
Defence minister says Saudi Arabia will be defended against any threat
The fate of the bill seems uncertain as opposition parties dominate the Senate and can block its adoption.
Abbasi said the first shipment of the imported LNG would flow into the system by the deadline of March 31.
The proposal for drafting a consensus bill came out of the blue from Defence Minister Khwaja Mohammad Asif.
Sattar repeatedly warned all parties that if prison cells were opened for the MQM, others could meet the same fate.
Nisar seemed piling pressure on MQM by speaking about the possibility of cooperation with the British police.
The opposition Muttahida Qaumi Movement stayed away from the session for second day.
An apparent pact of silence won the Muttahida Qaumi Movement a reprieve in the National Assembly on Tuesday.
MQM leader Farooq Sattar came to Nisar apparently to talk about putting off the clash for the day.
The latest walkout was in continuation of a protest against a 10 per cent increase in GST on petroleum products.
Opposition parties held fourth walkout from the national assembly in a row.
Khursheed Shah had accused the govt of bypassing the house by unilaterally increasing the GST on petroleum products.
Khursheed Ahmed Shah accused Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s two-year-old government of showing disrespect to parliament.
'Two anti-militant operations carried out by the Afghan and foreign coalition forces near the Pakistani border.'