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Hong Kong lawmakers, advisers call for more flexible, clear budget policies

Lawmakers and advisers to Hong Kong’s leader have called for greater flexibility in the distribution of consumption vouchers and a clear explanation by the government on landlords’ liabilities under an unprecedented rent relief scheme following the latest budget.Some observers also expressed disappointment that Financial Secretary Paul Chan Mo-po left certain …

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PML-N’s lawmakers face one-day expulsion | The Express Tribune

LAHORE: Two Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N)’s lawmakers were expelled, for one day, from the proceedings of the provincial assembly) in response to a strong reaction from treasury benches after ‘Nashai’ (drug addict) word was used for Prime Minister Imran Khan. The Panel of Chairmen Nawabzada Waseem Khan Badozai passed a …

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Security czars brief lawmakers on Kashmir, Afghan situation | The Express Tribune

ISLAMABAD: The country’s top security officials including ISI chief Lt Gen Faiz Hameed on Thursday briefed parliamentarians on matters related to the Kashmir dispute, the Afghan peace process and other crucial issues. A meeting of the parliamentary committee on National Security is currently underway at the Parliament House in Islamabad …

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PTI lawmakers trade barbs over strategy for budget passage | The Express Tribune

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) lawmakers on Thursday ended up trading heated barbs as they sat to discuss Tuesday’s rumpus in the National Assembly and deliberate over future strategy for budget sessions. The squabble took place between Human Rights Minister Shireen Mazari and PTI MNA Ali Nawaz Awan in a joint …

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NA speaker bans seven lawmakers for ‘disorderly’ behaviour | The Express Tribune

ISLAMABAD: Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser on Wednesday barred seven lawmakers, from both sides of the aisle, for creating a ruckus and behaviour deemed “unparliamentary”. The decision by Qaiser comes a day after lawmakers from both the government and the opposition used foul language and threw copies of this year’s …

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