Resolution praises govt restraint
Never before the NA and Senate met in a joint session for so long as the present one, which is to conclude on Friday.
The jirga also sough release of detained activists to help achieve its goal, a key member of the group told parliament.
Ishaq Dar predicts defeat for the protest sit-ins as he explained the status of the negotiations to the parliament.
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The government wants lawmakers to stay in Islamabad to buck up the embattled prime minister
Senator Farhatullah Babar proposed the dialogue to find a permanent solution to what he called their “perennial tussle”.
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Qureshi avoids mentioning resignations
•Nawaz listens to biting criticism of govt •No sympathy for agitating parties’ mode of protest •Hashmi’s defiance
Most members came to the house from what one of them called “backdoors”.
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Both friends and foes had been urging the government not to delay the matter any more,
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Speaker Ayaz Sadiq would also not speak about the fate of resignations sent by an unspecified number of PTI lawmakers.
Many ministerial benches were empty and so were those of senior lawmakers of opposition and government-allied parties.
Tariqullah said that despite the big strength of PML-N “I fear some Mir Jafar or Mir Sadiq from within yourselves”.
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It was the second time in three days that Mr Sharif came to the house but did not speak in an inclusive debate.