NA session adjourned for 2nd day due to lack of quorum

Thursday 10 August 2017 2 weeks ago 15   Islamabad   Print

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Report  Web Desk : Islamabad: The session of National Assembly was adjourned for second consecutive day due to lack of quorum. On Thursday, when the National Assembly resumed its session a very low attendance of lawmakers was witnesses. Due to GT Road rally, only 17 treasury member were present in the house. An Opposition lawmaker pointed out quorum after which Speaker adjourned the house for a while. When the House again resumed it session after the interval, the quorum could not be completed. After that Speaker adjourned the house till August 17 , 2017. Earlier, the National Assembly offered fateha for army personnel who embraced martyrdom while foiling a terrorist activity in Dir. The members paid glowing tributes to the sacrifices of the security forces in the war on terror. They said the enemies are hatching conspiracies against Pakistan and the security forces deserve appreciation for thwarting their sordid designs. The National Assembly was informed today that Hajj and Umrah Service Management Bill 2017 is being prepared to bring the affairs of Umrah under the ministry of religious affairs. 02