JI submits adjournment motion on MFN status to India


Senators from the Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan on Thursday submitted two adjournment motions on national issues in the Senate. In the first motion, it said the news of the decision of the cabinet to grant Most Favoured Nation status to India had fallen upon the country as a bombshell. “This is going to have far reaching economic and political consequences. This is a matter of urgent national importance,” the senators said and begged that the normal business of the House be suspended to discuss the matter.
In the second motion, while giving print media report reference, in which it is said that during the last ten years, commercial banks, both public and private, had made huge profits at the cost of the ordinary depositor. According to this report, public and private sector banks have swallowed up around Rs 1,100 billion during the last 10 years. This is a matter of urgent national importance, they added and sought discussion on the issue in the House.