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Pakistan attaches immense importance to its fraternal relations with Iran: Asad Qaiser

TEHRAN: Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser on Saturday said that Pakistan attaches immense importance to its fraternal relations with Iran and wants to further cement the existing relations through enhanced parliamentary cooperation, ARY News reported. Talking to Speaker of Islamic Consultative Assembly of of Iran, Dr. Ali Larijani, who met him during the sideline meeting of the 2ndSpeakers’ Conference held in Tehran, Asad Qaiser said both Pakistan and Iran were intertwined in bonds of religion, history, culture and…

NAB gets order for producing Shehbaz in NA session

LAHORE: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Wednesday received a production order of Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif to ensure his presence in the upcoming session of the lower house of parliament which will start on Friday. Sources say Shehbaz will be taken to Islamabad on the morning of Nov 23 via flight PK-652 from Lahore. Earlier, NA Speaker Asad Qaiser issued the production order of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president Shehbaz Sharif to enable him to attend the session.…

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,…