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Federal budget is against the people of Pakistan, says NA opposition leader

Federal budget is against the people of Pakistan, says NA opposition leader

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Federal budget is against the people of Pakistan, says NA opposition leader

Leader of the opposition in National Assembly Omar Ayub termed the budget documents as illegal.

As per the parliamentary traditions, the opposition leader opened the general debate on budget on Thursday with his fiery speech in National Assembly.

“We couldn’t run our election campaigns due to the crackdown of police,” said the opposition leader and added that the cases under the sections of terrorism are being registered against the PTI workers even today.

We are the real heroes of Form-45 as people gave us the mandate, he added.

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According to opposition leader, the economy of the country was destabilised in result of the no-trust motion that was moved to oust the government of Imran Khan.

Speaking on floor of the house, the opposition leader said that the government has dug a grave for itself through this budget.

“This budget was prepared by economic hitmen who wanted to shake the foundations of the country,” said Omar Ayub.

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The opposition leader was of the view that the PTI founder is still in illegal detention.

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Omar Ayub said that the budget is against the people of Pakistan.

“Muhammad Aurangzeb was made finance minister but he was then stabbed in the back as he was removed from the chairmanship of Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec),” he said.

According to an agreement among the parties’ representatives in a meeting with Speaker Ayaz Sadiq on June 6, the assembly will continue the debate on the budget until June 24.

The members will take part in the debate and vote on cut motions on June 26 and 27, and the budget is expected to be passed on June 28.

Finance Minister Muhammad Aurangzeb presented the federal budget for fiscal year 2024-25 with the total outlay of Rs18,877 billion earlier this month.

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Bushra Bibi challenges her likely detention in undisclosed cases

Bushra Bibi challenges her likely detention in undisclosed cases

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Bushra Bibi challenges her likely detention in undisclosed cases

 PTI founder’s wife Bushra Bibi challenged her likely detention in the undisclosed cases in the Lahore High Court (LHC).

Justice Tariq Saleem Shaikh will hear the petition on Tuesday.

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The petitioner’s lawyer said that the details of the cases registered against Bushra Bibi are not being provided. Moreover, the inquiries against Bushra Bibi in anti-corruption, NAB and FIA-related cases are also not being provided, the application said.

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The court should order all the agencies to provide the details of the cases. Moreover, the court should also order to stop Bushra Bibi from being arrested in any hidden case. 

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Cabinet meeting with PTI ban on agenda postponed

Cabinet meeting with PTI ban on agenda postponed

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Cabinet meeting with PTI ban on agenda postponed

A meeting of the federal cabinet to give approval for ban on Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) was postponed on Monday, sources said. 

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif was scheduled to chair the meeting on Tuesday, July 23, when the cabinet members were likely to nod the ban on the political party.

The cabinet was also expected to give approval for pursuing cases under Article 6 of the Constitution against former President Arif Alvi, PTI founder Imran Khan, and Deputy Speaker Qasim Suri.

On July 15, Information Minister Atta Tarar said that the ruling coalition had decided to move for a ban on the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI).

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Addressing a press conference, he said the federal government will file a case to ban the PTI. The government would keep the current situation in mind before taking a step in this regard, he added.

“The PTI and the country cannot go together,” he categorically stated.

He claimed that the government was trying to stabilise the country politically and economically, while efforts were being made to thwart its efforts.

Tarar also announced that the PML-N led government has decided to file a review appeal against the decision of the Supreme Court granting reserved seats to the PTI.

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Dar discusses mutual ties with Omani counterpart

Dar discusses mutual ties with Omani counterpart

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Dar discusses mutual ties with Omani counterpart

 Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ishaq Dar and Oman Foreign Minister Syed Badr bin Hamd bin Hamood Al Busaidi have discussed bilateral ties on telephone.

According to Foreign Office, both the leaders condemned the recent terrorist attack on a mosque in Wadi Kabir, Mascat.

Dar reiterated Oman’s full support in combatting terrorism.

The deputy PM lauded Oman’s care for dead and injured Pakistani citizens in the Omani hospitals.

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Both the leaders deliberated on bilateral relationship ranging from political, economic and defence cooperation to public ties.

The two leaders have agreed to exchange delegations between the two countries.

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