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UK parliamentarians optimistic about Pakistan’s future

UK parliamentarians optimistic about Pakistan’s future

LONDON – The UK Commonwealth Parliamentary Association delegation said they were optimistic about Pakistan’s future. Meeting with a range of range of political leaders, parliamentarians and representatives from civil society in Lahore, Islamabad and Karachi, the delegation’s 6-day visit to Pakistan ended the other day.
The delegation left with a greater understanding of the depths of the challenges facing Pakistan, a press statement issued by the British High Commission in

ECP delaying action against fake degree-holding parliamentarians

ISLAMABAD – In an apparent bid to protect fake degree-holding parliamentarians, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) is using delaying tactics to send cases of 21 lawmakers to police for the registration of FIRs against them.
The cases were closed a month ago by the hearing committee after conducting more than 17 hearings over a period of five months. The committee had referred the cases of 35 lawmakers’ to the chief election commissioner for initiating appropriate action

LHC adjourns hearing of petition by parliamentarians

LAHORE – A full bench of Lahore High Court on Wednesday adjourned hearing on dozens of writ petitions filed by 26 members of provincial and national assembly for dismissal of petition challenging their qualification.
Earlier a deputy attorney general started his arguments and said that after the abolition of graduation condition these petitions had become ineffective. He further said that the Supreme Court had already held that the election commission was the first appropriate

PML-Q parliamentarians call on Nawaz

LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) Member of the National Assembly (MNA) Pir Muhammad Aslam, Senator Javed Ali Shah and former member of provincial assembly (MPA) Mujahid Ali Shah called on Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif at his Raiwind residence on Friday. Talking to the PML-Q leaders, Nawaz said that the federal government had failed to control price hike and unemployment.
The PML-N chief said that his politics revolved around Pakistan’s