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Laughter in NA after Shireen Mazari refers Speaker as ‘Yaar’

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly hall witnessed a moment of laughter when Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)'s senior leader Shireen Mazari referred, though inadvertently, to Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq as ‘yaar’ (friend). During a speech regarding human trafficking, the PTI lawmaker unintentionally referred to the speaker as “yaar” which was brought to attention by Muttahida Qaumi Movement’s Shaikh Salahuddin. He stated that the PTI senior leader referred to Sadiq as “yaar” which prompted the speaker to seek clarification…

Parliamentary leaders agree over draft of military courts law

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan People's Party on Thursday agreed over two years extension for the military courts in a meeting of the parliamentary leaders here, ARY News reported. A meeting of the parliamentary leaders chaired by Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq, earlier, discussed the nine-points proposals of the PPP over the military courts. The meeting decided to table the bill in National Assembly tomorrow. The PPP withdrawn its proposal of inclusion of session judges in military courts. PTI leader Shah…

Another tumultous NA session expected today

ISLAMABAD: Tempers are expected to flare once again on Panamagate as the National Assembly session  will resume on Thursday, ARY News reported. The National Assembly turned into a fish market as members of the house from ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and opposition Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) exchanged heated words on Wednesday and the PTI members protested before the speaker's rostrum and chanted slogans against the PM and the ruling party. PTI members that had boycotted the parliament since October,…

Speaker sends reference against Imran to ECP

ISLAMABAD: National Assembly Speaker Ayaz Sadiq has dismissed a reference seeking disqualification of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif while forwarded a reference against Imran Khan to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), ARY News reported on Monday.