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    1974 National Assembly Of Pakistan Constitution

  • India moves to settle 1974 border dispute with Bangladesh

    They have survived both the partition of the sub-continent after British rule ended in 1947 and Bangladesh's 1971 independence from Pakistan...

    Around 50,000 people are thought to live in the landlocked islands and lack many basic services because they are cut off from their national governments...

  • Atletico get chance to avenge Bayern for 1974 agony

    MADRID: Bayern Munich destroyed Atletico Madrid’s dreams of winning the European Cup in 1974 and are out to wreck their hopes of reaching a second Champions League final in three years when they visit the Vicente Calderon Stadium for the semi-final first leg on Wednesday...

  • Tribute paid to PAF pilot who downed Israeli jet in 1974

    KARACHI: Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman said on Saturday that the enemies of Pakistan were hatching conspiracies against it but they would fail in their nefarious designs...

    He was speaking at a ceremony held at the PAF Museum to pay tribute to retired Air Commodore Sattar Alvi, a celebrated fighter pilot of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) and veteran of the 1973 Arab-Israel war...

  • Bangla­desh urged to use 1974 accord to address issues

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Thursday asked Bangla­desh to use the Tripartite Ag­­reement of 1974 to addr­ess outstanding issues in the bilateral relationship...

    Pakistani High Commis­sioner in Dhaka Imran Ahmed Siddiqui during a meeting with Bangladesh State Minister for Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam han­ded over to the latter a copy of the Tripartite Agree­­ment of 1974, according to a statement issued by the Pakistani mission in...

  • National Assembly gets observer status in Asean Assembly

    ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly of Pakistan has got observer status in the Asean (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA), says an official handout issued by the NA Secretariat here on Tuesday...

    The approval to grant the observer status to Pakistan’s National Assembly was granted during the 42nd AIPA General Assembly meeting held in Brunei Darrusalam...

  • AJK Legislative Assembly, council sitting approves amendments to constitution

    MUZAFFARABAD: The PML-N dominated joint sitting of the Azad Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly and the AJK Council on Friday approved amendments to the AJK Constitution abolishing the council’s administrative and financial powers and reducing it to an advisory body...

    The process had started on Monday, when the 13th constitutional amendment bill was tabled by the government in the Legislative Assembly amid objections by the...

  • KP assembly speaker strips assembly secretary of powers

    PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly Speaker Asad Qaisar has stripped the assembly secretary of his administrative and financial powers in a spat over recruitments and other issues...

    ”In line with the notification, the secretary will look after matters related to legislation and meetings of the public accounts committee although the secretary has been declared the principal accounting officer of the assembly’s secretariat...

  • Pakistan Cricket Board yet to form new general body under new constitution

    LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), which has already lessened the significance of its general body institution by drastically reducing its size, could not even form it under the new constitution introduced in August last year, thus also failing to hold its compulsory annual meeting...

    After the PCB incorporated an amended constitution, with effect from Aug 19, 2019, it binds the Board to hold a general body meeting once in a...

  • National Assembly set to pass fresh delimitation bill today

    ISLAMABAD: The Natio­nal Assembly is finally set to pass a crucial constitutional amendment bill on Thurs­day (today) seeking fresh delimitation of constituencies ahead of the upcoming general elections on the basis of provisional results of the population census...

    Talking to reporters after presiding over a meeting of parliamentary leaders, National Assembly Speaker Ayaz Sadiq claimed that they had arrived at a consensus regarding...

  • National Assembly passes bill to enable fresh delimitation of constituencies

    The National Assembly on Thurs­day passed the crucial Constitutional Amendment Bill 2017, which seeks fresh delimitation of electoral constituencies ahead of the upcoming general elections on the basis of the provisional results of the 2017 population census...

    Under the terms of the amendment, while the number of NA seats will remain the same, Punjab will lose out on seats as its share in Pakistan's population has fallen to 52pc in...

  • Govt bulldozes controversial Election Bill 2017 through National Assembly

    The government on Monday bulldozed the amended Election Bill 2017 through the National Assembly despite strong protests from opposition lawmakers...

    The requirement that a party's chief be eligible to hold public office has been done away withNo MNA can be disqualified for more than 5 yearsPresident will be bound to consult the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) before announcing a date for general electionsECP will have the...

  • Chairpersons of seven National Assembly bodies elected

    ISLAMABAD: Members of seven National Assembly Standing Committees elected on Thursday new chairpersons of the committees...

    Posts of the chairpersons of five standing committees fell vacant after their chairpersons were inducted into the federal cabinet of Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi whereas other offices fell vacant due to a change in the composition of the committees made by National Assembly Speaker Ayaz Sadiq...

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