Tag: National Assembly of Pakistan

Women economic empowerment vital for gender parity says NA Speaker

Islamabad, April 12, 2023 (PPI-OT):Speaker National Raja Pervez Ashraf has said that women empowerment is interlinked with their economic inclusiveness especially in the budget process and budget allocation. He also said that rationalizing the budget as per gender requirement is pivotal for gender equality. He expressed these views while addressing the event on the topic " Gender Responsive Budgeting' organized by Women Parliamentary Cacus (WPC) and Friedrich Ibert Stiftung (FTS) in Islamabad today. While mentioning the responsible nature of women, Speaker National Assembly Raja Pervez Ashraf has said that women especially common women should also be member of WPC as

The National Assembly standing committee on inter provincial coordination meets

Islamabad, April 12, 2023 (PPI-OT): The National Assembly Standing Committee on Inter Provincial Coordination (IPC) directed the Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) to conduct their Audit of sports grants received from Olympic Council of Asia and International Olympics Committee by the Auditor General of Pakistan. The Committee also directed the Director General, Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) to take strict action against the officials of Neutralization Committee, Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) who permitted the Football Teams to visit abroad without NOC. The Committee summoned the President, PFF to attend the next meeting to brief the Committee about the working and performance of

Meeting of special committee of national assembly for affected employees

Islamabad, April 12, 2023 (PPI-OT): The meeting of the Special Committee of the National Assembly for Affected Employees was held at the Pakistan Institute for Parliamentary Services Hall under the chairmanship of Professor Dr. Qadir Khan Mandukhel. Election Commission of Pakistan officers did not have any report of the affected employees nor the implementation of the orders. The committee issued a show cause notice to the Secretary and Director HR and summoned them with the implementation report at eleven o'clock yesterday. Cabinet Division Pakistan Tour Development Corporation officials told the committee that the case of the employees has been sent

Statement of the spokesperson of the national assembly regarding the national constitutional convention

Islamabad, April 11, 2023 (PPI-OT):The Spokesperson of National Assembly of Pakistan rejected some media news that today's convention in connection with Golden Jubilee celebration of constitution held in the Hall of National Assembly was a parliamentary meeting. The spokesperson reiterated that the National Assembly of Pakistan organized and held a convention in connection with the Golden Jubilee Celebration of Constitution to commemorate fifty years of constitution. Furthermore, it is also important to mention that vice chancellors of 120 universities, representatives of Lawyers, minorities, doctors, women, minorities and senior Parliamentarians were especially invited. In order to ensure participation of representatives of

The meeting of the special committee of the national assembly for affected employees held under the chairmanship of Professor Dr. Qadir Khan Mandukhel at the Pakistan institute for parliamentary services hall

Islamabad, April 11, 2023 (PPI-OT): Ministry of Planning and Private Actions The officers told the committee that on the order of the committee, an advertisement has been issued to regularize the employees, the existing contract employees will be regularized on preferential basis and the widow of the deceased deputy messenger will be employed. The employees said. We went to the court again in 2013 and the court ordered that the case of the employees be sent to the Khurshid Shah Committee, but the institution did not send our case to the Khurshid Shah Committee. sent, the committee has also ordered

DOHA deal detrimental to regional stability: NA committee on foreign affairs

Islamabad, April 11, 2023 (PPI-OT):The National Assembly Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs highlighted that Doha deal proved detrimental to the region’s peace and stability. The Committee underlined the need for transparency and engagement of people’s representatives in Pak-US counter-terrorism cooperation. The Chairman of the Committee MNA Mohsin Dawar stressed that counter-terrorism cooperation and Defense dialogues should be negotiated with an aim to advance Pakistan’s national interest as well promote regional stability. Secretary Foreign Affairs Mr. Asad Majeed, officials of MoFA and Ministry of Defense briefed the Committee on Pak-US counter-terrorism cooperation and mid-level defense dialogues. Speaking on the consequences of

1973 constitution manifests Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto’s political Sagaciousness and Farsightedness says NA Speaker

Islamabad, April 10, 2023 (PPI-OT):Speaker National Assembly Raja Pervez Ashraf has said that 10th April 1973 is an unforgettable day of Pakistan political history when the nation was blessed with Parliamentary, federal and consensus-based Constitution. He said that prosperity and development of Pakistan is interlinked with implementation of the true spirit of democratic, federal, Islamic and consensus based constitution. He added," this day is to acknowledge the political maturity and sagaciousness of Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto whose political wisdom blessed this nation with the 1973 constitution." He expressed these views while inaugurating 'Yadgar-e-Dastoor' - constitutional Monument in Islamabad today. Speaker

NA Standing committee on law and justice was held today

Islamabad, April 10, 2023 (PPI-OT):76th meeting of the Standing Committee on Law and Justice was held today under the Chairmanship of Ch. Mahmood Bashir Virk, MNA at 02:00 P.M. in Committee Room No. 5, (2nd Floor), Parliament House, Islamabad. The meeting started with recitation from the Holy Quran. The Committee confirmed Minutes of the previous meeting and deferred the agenda No. 2. The Committee considered the Bills, “The Code of Civil Procedure (Amendment) Bill 2023, (Government Bill) and The National Accountability (Amendment) Bill, 2023 (Section 4), (Government Bill); after detailed deliberations the Committee unanimously recommended that the Bill as amended

Golden jubilee celebrations of the constitution of Pakistan 1973 to begin on April 10

Islamabad, April 09, 2023 (PPI-OT):Parliament of Pakistan is all set to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Constitution of Pakistan 1973, a landmark document that laid the foundation of a democratic and progressive society in the country. The month-long celebrations will commence on April 10, 2023, with a series of events to commemorate the founding principles of democracy, justice, and equality enshrined in the Constitution. The Speaker of the National Assembly Raja Pervez Ashraf will inaugurate the celebrations by laying the foundation stone of the Constitution Monument at the site approved by the Advisory Committee, opposite Parliamentary Lodges, D-Chowk, Islamabad.