News Headlines: * Pakistan National Assembly Passes Finance Supplementary Bill * Russia Suspends Participation in New START * Iran Enriches Uranium to 84% Pakistan National Assembly Passes Finance Supplementary Bill Pakistan’s National Assembly passed the Finance Supplementary Bill introduced on Feb. 15, which will implement higher taxes. The bill proposes a general sales tax increase […]
A royal decree was issued to dissolve the National Assembly and call again for elections. This scene has been repeated in Kuwait for decades. After the situation worsens between the two authorities, followed by parliamentary and popular tensions, and a political blockage that leads to disruption of the work of the Council and the government. […]
Question: Al Jazeera English reported on 28/ 04/2022 that, “Pakistan’s Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has appointed Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari, son of assassinated former Premier Benazir Bhutto, as foreign minister… At just 33, Bhutto-Zardari becomes one of the world’s youngest foreign ministers… Sharif announced a 41-member cabinet after he took over from removed premier Imran Khan earlier […]
After his ouster from the government because of a successful no confidence motion in the Pakistan’s National Assembly, Imran Khan has claimed that the US worked to oust him, over displeasure over his foreign policy choices, that lean towards China and Russia. He also claimed that he wanted to make Pakistan’s foreign policy independent, to […]
Ahead of the no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Imran Khan, dozens of PTI MNAs’ on Thursday, 17th March 2022, were found staying at the Sindh House, located in the red zone of the federal capital. The dissident lawmakers vowed to vote ‘in line with their conscience.’ implying that they would vote against their PTI party.
Headlines: Hollow Nuclear Pledges Pakistan Mini Budget to ‘Increase Malnutrition’ US-Russia Talks Begin Hollow Nuclear Pledges The five permanent members of the UN Security Council – the US, Russia, China, France and the UK – signed a joint pledge to reduce the risk of nuclear war. The pledge stated that: “We affirm that a nuclear war cannot be […]
After a few days of commotion, which was denounced by the mouthpieces of the Pakistan’s rulers as a disrespect of democracy, an orderly series of speeches by the government and the opposition resumed, during the budgetary session of parliament. However, whether there is commotion or calm in the National Assembly, the current budget is nothing […]
Question: On 20/4/2021, the Chadian army announced the killing of Chadian President Idriss Deby in a battle in the north against rebels who had arrived from southern Libya, and announced the formation of a military council headed by the son of the murdered President, commander of the Presidential Guard, Mahamat Deby, for a transitional period […]
Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday, 17th March 2012, requested the National Assembly Speaker, Asad Qaiser to “immediately” constitute an inter-party parliamentary committee, in order to discuss electoral reforms and end the perennial issue of corrupt practices in polls.
Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Wednesday, 17th February 2021, voiced concern that if proportional representation of actual voting strength of the political parties was not reflected in the 3rd March 2021 Senate elections, a collapse of the entire system may result.