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  • British MPs hope India will reciprocate Pakistan’s ‘progressive approach’ on Kashmir

    British Parliamentarian Debbie Abrahams – who is chair of the All Party Parliamentary Kashmir Group (APPKG) in the British House of Commons – on Wednesday said Pakistan's stance on the Kashmir issue reflected the country's openness and progressive approach to the dispute, expressing hope that India would "reciprocate"...

    Speaking in Islamabad alongside Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi and British MP Imran Hussain, Abrahams...

  • British MPs write to Johnson over Pakistan ban

    LONDON: About 50 members of parliament signed a letter addressed to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, demanding charter flights for stranded citizens in Pakistan and Bangladesh...

    The MPs asked the government to explore charter flight options or provide financial support for stranded UK residents...

  • British MPs blast UK govt for retaining Pakistan on 'red list' but promoting India to amber

    British lawmakers on Thursday criticised their government's "callous" decision to keep Pakistan on its "red list" for international travel but promote India to the "amber list" despite the latter's Covid-19 situation being more serious and it also being where the rampant Delta variant of coronavirus was first detected...

    Pakistan was placed on the red list in early April and India followed on April 19 due to surging case numbers and...

  • MPs call for augmenting Iran’s missile capability

    TEHRAN: Iran’s outgoing parliament approved a motion on Sunday to increase the capabilities of the country’s ballistic missiles, a military programme that has been ruled dangerous by the United Nations...

    Tehran considers the missile programme an essential deterrent, citing the unprovoked attacks on its cities by former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein in the nations’ 1980-1988 war
  • MPs get DPO transferred

    GUJRAT: The Punjab government under reported pressure of a strong group of lawmakers within the ruling PML-N from Gujrat has transferred Gujrat District Police Officer Rai Ijaz Ahmed who has been asked to report to the Central Police Office in Lahore on Wednesday...

    Well placed official sources told Dawn that a group of PML-N lawmakers from Gujrat had allegedly lodged a protest against the DPO with the competent authority asking the...
  • Iraqi MPs vote against Kurdish independence referendum

    BAGHDAD: Iraq’s parliament’s on Tuesday voted against plans by Kurdish leaders to hold an independence referendum just two weeks before it was to be held, echoing regional criticism of the poll...

    The non-binding referendum planned for Sept 25 has faced strong opposition from Iran and Turkey, which fear it will stoke separatist aspirations among their own sizeable Kurdish minorities
  • West is threatening Russian sovereignty: Moscow MPs

    The West is threatening Russia's sovereignty by financing non-governmental organisations (NGOs), encouraging young people to protest and using the media to shape opinion about the government, a Russian parliamentary report has said...

    According to the report by the Federal Commission for the Protection of National Independence, Western interference in Russia's internal affairs poses a greater threat to the country than the militant...
  • By-poll bar on MPs

    The Election Commission of Pakistan, that recently held a few by-polls that were praised for their fairness, is apparently seeking to ensure a level playing field for competitors in three forthcoming by-elections — two in Punjab and one in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa...

  • MPs demand ‘genuine’ reforms in Fata

    PESHAWAR: Fata parliamentarians on Tuesday broke silence on the core issues of their region and called for ‘genuine’ reforms there...

    Accompanied by five MNAs and Senators at a news conference here, Ghazi Gulab Jamal, who is parliamentary leader in the National Assembly, rejected the recent report of Fata Reforms Commission (FRC) formed by Governor Sardar Mahtab Ahmad Khan
  • Targeted killings in Faisalabad CM orders probe to allay MPs’ anxiety

    FAISALABAD: Local PML-N MPs have expressed their concern over involvement of some policemen in crime as was revealed after the arrest of some members of a gang...

    During a visit to the city on Saturday, the CM reached the University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) for inauguration of women’s hostel, where he exclusively talked to MPs on the law and order situation...

  • Powers sought for Fata MPs to legislate for own region

    PESHAWAR: Students from different tribal regions have demanded complete repeal of Article 247 of the Constitution and empowerment of Fata parliamentarians to legislate for their own region...

    They were speaking at a seminar about awareness of local government system among the youth of Federally Administered Tribal Areas, which was organised by Center for Governance and Public Accountability here on Friday
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