Tag: Committee

MQM endorses GST in committee, JUI-F opposes in Senate

ISLAMABAD: The government's coalition partners, the Muttahida Qaumi Movement and the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-F, on Wednesday took a U-turn on their respective stances on the reformed General Sales Tax (GST) bill, with the former endorsing the decisions of the Senate Standing Committee on Finance and the latter opposing the bill in the Senate.
In the Senate body on finance's Wednesday meeting, MQM's Senator Ahmed Ali, who is the chairman of the committee, said that the proceedings on

Fact-finding committee completes initial report

LAHORE: A three-man fact-finding committee has completed its initial report on the runaway Pakistan wicket-keeper Zulqarnain Haider.
An official of the board said that the committee has completed its initial findings and it will soon send it to the board for further action.
The official said that apart from the PCB the ICC is also holding an inquiry into the matter and the final decision rests with the board and the ICC.
Haider fled to Britain during the ODI series to

Parliamentary committee to endorse Justice Ejaz as LHC CJ today

ISLAMABAD: In its maiden meeting scheduled today (Monday), the parliamentary committee on judges' appointment will consider Judicial Commission of Pakistan's nomination for the new chief justice of the Lahore High Court after framing rules of business of the committee.
On November 13, the JCP unanimously nominated Justice Ejaz Chaudhry as the new LHC CJ after incumbent Chief Justice Khawaja Sharif's retirement on December 8, 2010. The eight-member committee consists of four

Fake degrees: committee sends 4 cases to CEC

ISLAMABAD: Fake degree cases of four lawmakers were referred to the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) for legal action after being closed by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Monday.
The decision was made after the accused lawmakers, Gulam Dastagir Raja , Afshaan Farooq, Muhammad Safdar Gill and Farah Deeba, failed to appear before the ECP's special committee despite repeated reminders. The committee did not close the case of Federal Minister for Postal Services Mir

Constitutional committee may not reach consensus it once had

Owing to the political polarisation and worsening law and order in the country, Special Parliamentary Committee for Constitutional Reforms is unlikely to reach the consensus it had at the time of the passage of the 18th Amendment.
In the wake of the Supreme Court's verdict on the 18th Amendment, the committee is again required to review the article 175-A in the Amendment and another amendment will again have to be passed by the parliament by two-third majority to