Greece boat tragedy echoes in NA

The boat tragedy off the coast of Greece echoed within the National Assembly on Saturday with Speaker Raja Pervaiz Ashraf took observe of the loss of life of the Pakistani migrants and ordered the government involved to investigate as well as convey to justice the people who were responsible for sending them on one of these perilous journey.Ashraf issued the instructions after Jamaat-e-Islami MNA Maulana Abdul Akbar Chitrali, at the same time as speaking on a point of order, maintained that around 310 Pakistani migrants had died earlier this week while touring from Libya to Greece.

The JI lawmaker sought an evidence from the indoors ministry in addition to a radical investigation into the incident. The speaker ordered the indoors ministry to put up a document on the tragedy to the House.

Returning to the primary agenda of the session – the these days proposed budget – PML-N MNA Chaudhry Riaz-ul-Haq raised the question that how could the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) achieve the tax collection goal set at Rs9.2 trillion for the following monetary 12 months.

He maintained that the FBR suffered a lack of round Rs1.Eight trillion yearly.

PPP’s Shagufta Jumani cited that the usa’s economy turned into in dire straits. She raised the question as to who was liable for the terrible nation of financial system and division a number of the humans.The PPP MNA later spoke back to her question herself by claiming the individual accountable for the modern situation changed into a miscreant, in a roundabout way referring to PTI chairman and deposed gold standard Imran Khan.

She delivered that that character was now remembering democracy after being “hit by way of shoes”. “That man or woman used to say [earlier] that the country should have a presidential system or must be dominated by way of technocrats,” she persisted.

PML-N MNA Nisar Cheema stated whilst former most suitable Benazir Bhutto became assassinated, her husband, PPP Co-chairperson Asif Zardari had raised the slogan of “Pakistan Khappay” (lengthy stay Pakistan).

Cheema added that inside the past, PPP activists fed themselves however did now not damage the united states of america.

The PML-N lawmaker maintained that his birthday celebration supremo, Nawaz Sharif, become two times ousted from the publish of the prime minister — as soon as in a fake aircraft hijacking case and the other time for unclaimed earnings.

Cheema said Nawaz had now not incited his birthday party activists to assault navy installations.

The PML-N MNA demanded that his district should be made part of Gujranwala in preference to Gujrat. He also said either cigarettes ought to be banned or the taxes on them be elevated. Cheema maintained that neighbouring international locations had extra than 50% tax on cigarettes.

National Democratic Movement Chairman MNA Mohsin Dawar told the House that as the National Assembly become maintaining a debate at the price range these days, his pal, rights activist Alam Zaib Khan Mahsud, was rounded up from his house and supplied before a courtroom, wherein he became implicated in a case of ownership of cannabis.

Dawar raised the question how would the economic system improve in these conditions. “How do we progress so long as there is such a political environment?” he endured.

JUI-F’s Shahida Akhtar Ali cited that inside the past, each time there has been incompetence, the incumbent rulers used to pin the blame at the previous authorities. She added that now not handiest turned into she a sister of an navy officer, but the mother of one as nicely. She criticised the propaganda spread against Ansar-ul-Islam, the JUI-F’s volunteer pressure.

The JUI-F MNA stated financial stability become related to a strong political environment. She termed the violence on May 9 this yr, whilst PTI chief Imran’s arrest brought on countrywide protests wherein each civil and military installations were attacked, as the darkest chapter inside the u . S . A .’s history.

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