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Qureshi, Asad Qaiser discuss political, economic situation   

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmmood Qureshi on Friday met with the Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser and discussed matters pertain to economic and over all political situation in the country. Asad Qaiser praised Shah Mehmood Queshi for presenting the soft image of Pakistan in vibrant way in the United Nations General Assembly.  He said the world has become global village therefore the closed ties with the world especially with the neighbouring countries are very essential.  While terming six billion dollars…

Who will chair the NA session in absence of speaker and deputy speaker?

ISLAMABAD: Speaker National Assembly announced a six member panel of chairpersons for conducting the proceedings of the Lower House in the absence of Speaker and Deputy Speaker. Syed Fakhar Imam, Sardar Nasrullah Khan Dreshak, Pervaiz Malik, Asad Mehmood, Syed Naveed Qamar and Aslam Bhutani would chair the proceedings of the House in the absence of the Speaker and Deputy Speaker, announced the speaker. According to the section 13 (1) of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in National Assembly 2007, the…

PM Khan to take nation into confidence on various issues

SWABI: Speaker of the National Assembly Asad Qaiser on Sunday said Prime Minister Imran Khan will address the nation next week. Speaking to media after casting his ballot in Swabi, he announced that a crackdown would soon be launched against hoarders and traders fleecing people. Mr Qaiser said the PTI government would live up to the expectations of people. He said inflation is temporary and that a propaganda is being made in this regard. He said there is nothing to worry about and that the prime minister will…

National Assembly’s surplus vehicles to be auctioned on Oct 24

ISLAMABAD: As part of the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's (PTI) austerity campaign, Speaker of the National Assembly Asad Qaiser has announced to auction off the assembly’s surplus vehicles. As per details, six used cars and one motorcycle would be auctioned off on October 24. These vehicles will be available for examination from 11am to 1pm on the day. On Sep 18, 61 of the 102 luxury and surplus vehicles parked on the lawns of PM House were auctioned off at a ceremony attended by bidders. During the first phase,…

Completion of e-governance project in National Assembly ordered

ISLAMABAD: Speaker National Assembly, Asad Qaiser on Monday underscored the need to adopt innovative and modern technologies for meeting new challenges and ensuring socio-economic development of the country. The speaker, who was chairing a meeting of National Information Technology Board (NITB) here at Parliament House, directed NITB to complete e-governance project in the National Assembly at the earliest so as to take full advantage of the system. He said the project would help minimize expenses being incurred on…

Pakistan wants investment from Japan on priority basis: Asad Qaiser

ISLAMABAD: Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser on Thursday said Pakistan wanted investment in various sectors from all countries including Japan on priority basis. "China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) will provide equal opportunities of trades to regional countries and Islamabad wants Japan to benefit from this mega project," he said while talking to Ambassador of Japan Takashi Kurai in Islamabad. Takashi Kuria said that Japan also wanted to further strengthen relations between the two countries in all sectors…

ECP failed miserably in its responsibilities: Ex-Speaker NA Ayaz Sadiq

ISLAMABAD: Former Speaker National Assembly and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Ayaz Sadiq on Wednesday said the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) did not fulfill its responsibilities adequately and it was the responsibility of the Parliament to hold them accountable. Addressing the Lower House after he stepped down, Ayaz Sadiq congratulated the new Speaker Asad Qaiser for being elected on the post, and opposition leader Khursheed Shah for a good competition keeping in line with parliamentary procedures.…

Asad Qaiser: A cool player for a tough job

SWABI: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s elected National Assembly Speaker, Asad Qaiser, has come a long way from being a spectacular hockey and volleyball player in his student life to the height of his political career. The National Assembly will surely prove to be a totally different ball game for him, especially with a big and hostile opposition in the house. Previously, speaker of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly, Qaiser in the recently held 2018 general elections has won assembly seats, of NA-18 Swabi-I, and PK-44,…

PTI’s Asad Qaiser files nomination papers for NA Speaker

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) candidate Asad Qaiser has submitted his nomination papers for the slot of Speaker of the National Assembly in the assembly secretariat. The joint opposition’s candidate, Syed Kursheed Shah, has also obtained nomination papers to contest the election of NA Speaker office. Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Fazl chief Maulana Fazl’s son Asad Mehmood has got the papers for the slot of NA Deputy Speaker. Nomination papers can be received by 12:00pm today. The election of Speaker and Deputy…

PTI to collaborate with opposition for Pakistan’s sake: Asad Qaiser

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader and nominated National Assembly speaker Asad Qaiser on Saturday said his party would take the opposition along for the sake of national interest and progress of the country, ARY News reported. "The PTI has got 180 members of the National Assembly to elect Imran Khan as prime minister on August 18. However, we will take the opposition along to resolve the crisis our country is facing," he said while addressing media outside Bani Gala in Islamabad.  He said the PTI…