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Senate session: Dual nationality issue spurs duel in upper house

ISLAMABAD:  The issue of dual nationality caused another conflict between the opposition and the ruling alliance during Tuesday’s Senate session. While Pakistan Peoples Party senators expressed their reservation, and confusion, over the Supreme Court’s ruling on the issue of lawmakers’ dual nationality, the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz staged a walkout to protest against Rehman Malik’s appointment […]

PML-N stages walk out from Senate

ISLAMABAD: Members of Pakistan Muslim League-N Tuesday staged a walk from the Senate over appointment of Rehman Malik as the Advisor to Prime Minister Islamabad News Sources

Foreign investors in Pakistan: Senate panel for curbs on repatriation of wealth

ISLAMABAD:  The government may bring drastic changes to its policy that allows foreign investors unrestricted repatriation of wealth, as a parliamentary committee, discussing next year’s budget, has hinted at setting a time limit and placing curbs on foreign firms having majority stake in local companies. The Senate Standing Committee on Finance, headed by Senator Nasreen […]

Dual nationality case: SC strips Rehman Malik of Senate membership

ISLAMABAD:  Long regarded as the president’s chief troubleshooter, Interior Minister Rehman Malik was unable to save his Senate membership from being suspended by a no-nonsense Supreme Court on Monday. On no less than the tenth hearing on the matter, Malik was unable to convince the apex court that he had renounced his British citizenship in […]

Senate proceedings: PML-N backs agriculture income tax proposal

ISLAMABAD:  In an unexpected move, the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) on Monday became the first major political party to call for taxing the agricultural sector to help the ailing economy. Initiating a debate on the federal budget for the next fiscal year, Leader of Opposition in the Senate Senator Ishaq Dar said his party supported […]

Senate proceedings: PML-N backs agriculture income tax proposal

ISLAMABAD:  In an unexpected move, the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) on Monday became the first major political party to call for taxing the agricultural sector to help the ailing economy. Initiating a debate on the federal budget for the next fiscal year, Leader of Opposition in the Senate Senator Ishaq Dar said his party supported […]

Mushahid Hussain Syed elected as Senate Defence Committee chairman

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League – Quaid (PML-Q) leader Senator Mushahid Hussain Syed was unanimously elected as the Senate Defence Committee chairman during a meeting at the Parliament House on Monday. Syed’s name was proposed by Senator Ishaq Dar and Senator Sabir Ali Baloch and seconded by Senator Maulana Mohammad Khan Shirani, Senator Tahir Mashhadi and Senator […]

Mushahid Hussain Syed elected as Senate Defence Committee chairman

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League – Quaid (PML-Q) leader Senator Mushahid Hussain Syed was unanimously elected as the Senate Defence Committee chairman during a meeting at the Parliament House on Monday. Syed’s name was proposed by Senator Ishaq Dar and Senator Sabir Ali Baloch and seconded by Senator Maulana Mohammad Khan Shirani, Senator Tahir Mashhadi and Senator […]

Mushahid Hussain Syed elected as Senate Defence Committee chairman

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League – Quaid (PML-Q) leader Senator Mushahid Hussain Syed was unanimously elected as the Senate Defence Committee chairman during a meeting at the Parliament House on Monday. Syed’s name was proposed by Senator Ishaq Dar and Senator Sabir Ali Baloch and seconded by Senator Maulana Mohammad Khan Shirani, Senator Tahir Mashhadi and Senator […]

Dual nationality case: SC suspends Rehman Malik”s Senate membership

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) has suspended the Senate membership of Interior Minister Rehman Malik. A three member bench of the SC headed Islamabad News Sources

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