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  • Rabbani to meet CMs for linkage between Senate, provincial assemblies

    ISLAMABAD: Taking an­other initiative, Senate Chairman Raza Rabbani has decided to hold meetings with the four provincial chief ministers to discuss with them a proposed roadmap to establish a linkage between the upper house of parliament and provincial assemblies and to ensure that the rights of the provinces are protected...

    The Senate chairman “will commence a round of consultations with the provincial chief ministers this week”...

  • ‘Sindh Assembly has performed better than other provincial assemblies’

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency (Pildat), which is a think tank that focuses on the political and public policy research and legislative strengthening, has issued a performance analysis of the provincial assemblies with the performance of the Sindh Assembly ranked the best at 68pc...

    The other three provincial assemblies lagged behind with only one Private Member’s Bill introduced by the...

  • All four provincial assemblies to elect top officials today

    It is a busy day for democracy today, with the newly sworn-in assemblies of Punjab and Balochistan electing their speakers and deputy speakers, while the provincial assemblies of Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa elect their chief ministers for the next five years...

    In the Punjab Assembly, the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) has nominated ally Chaudhary Pervez Illahi of PML-Q for the post of the speaker and its own party's Dost Mazari for...

  • Sindh gives three names to centre for replacing provincial police chief

    KARACHI: The Sindh government has proposed to the federal government names of three senior police officers for replacing the incumbent inspector general of Sindh Police, Amjad Jawaid Saleemi, it emerged on Thursday...

    The letter written by Additional Secretary Services-I Shahmir Khan Bhutto has mentioned that the provincial government has shortlisted three senior police officers for the post of the inspector general...

  • Sindh Assembly rejects PTI call to dissolve assemblies for early elections

    KARACHI: The Sindh Assembly on Monday rejected the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s demand to dissolve assemblies for holding early elections in the country and declared that the call amounted to sabotaging the democratic system and was an insult to the electorate...

    A resolution to this effect was tabled by Nisar Khuhro of the ruling Pakistan Peoples Party and the opposition Muttahida Qaumi Movement and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz...

  • KP govt asks opposition to resign first from assemblies

    PESHAWAR: Responding to the demand put forward by the tripartite alliance of opposition parties, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Information Mushtaq Ghani said here on Wednesday that Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) was ready to step down and hold re-election for local governments in the province if opposition parties tendered resignation from the National and provincial assemblies...

    Addressing a press conference here on Wednesday, he...

  • MQM quits assemblies

    THIS is with reference to the MQM resignations...

    In a large-scale operation like the one being conducted in Karachi, especially by the law-enforcers who do not seem to enjoy an impeccable reputation, chances of high-handedness were always there
  • Resolutions submitted in Sindh, Punjab assemblies against Altaf's speech

    KARACHI/LAHORE: The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) on Monday submitted resolutions in the Punjab and Sindh Assemblies against Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain condemning his August 1 speech...

    The resolution submitted by PTI’s parliamentary leader in Sindh Assembly Samar Ali Khan said that, "The federal government must wake up to take action against the British citizen who is continuously spewing venom against the...

  • NA speaker discusses with Sharif his fears about assemblies’ term

    LAHORE: National Assembly Speaker Ayaz Sadiq met ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif at his Jati Umra Raiwind residence on Monday and discussed with him his ‘fears’ that the present assemblies may not serve their full constitutional term...

    A leader of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) from Punjab told Dawn that the meeting lasted over an hour during which Mr Sadiq apprised the former PM about his reasons for holding that...

  • Rana Sanaullah dares opposition to quit assemblies

    LAHORE: Law Minister Rana Sanaullah Khan on Tuesday challenged the opposition leaders to stop, if they can, Nawaz Sharif (from winning the Senate election) by resorting to their last trick of quitting assemblies within the next 24 hours...

    He termed the ouster of Nawaz Sharif and his disqualification a conspiracy against Pakistan and its forward march, its fight against terrorism, its struggle to emerge as Asian Tiger and overcome...

  • Five-year tenure of Sindh, KP assemblies ends today

    The provincial assemblies of Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa will dissolve at the stroke of midnight on Monday after completing their respective five-year terms...

    Though the assemblies will cease to function from tomorrow, the respective chief ministers will continue to retain their chairs till appointments of caretaker chief ministers...

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