Punjab Assembly Members would have huge salaries

AHMED YASEEN:- LAHORE:- The Punjab Assembly members are entitled to draw Rs 109,000 as monthly salary including allowances. Punjab Assembly has two hostels which can provide accommodation to only 96 members out of total 371. Others can get accommodation in hotels on assembly expense. Members are also entitled to receive Rs 3100 per day as session allowance. This allowance is counted four days prior to session and as many as days after the session ends. In case of committee meetings, this allowance is counted three days prior and three days…

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New Cabinet Old Faces: Fading Imran Khan’s Tabdili

Imran Khan PM Speach

NEWSLINE:- ISLAMABAD:- The newly announced cabinet of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) government contains many experienced politicians, the majority of whom previously held key posts in the regime of former dictator General (Retd) Pervez Musharraf. As many as 12 members of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s cabinet served under Musharraf. The 21-member cabinet includes a former spokesperson of Musharraf, his attorney and several members of his cabinet and core team. The Cabinet members who served under Musharraf in various capacities include Farogh Naseem, Tariq Bashir Cheema, Ghulam Sarwar Khan, Zubaida Jalal, Fawad…

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PTI have to Difficult Policy Action to meet Economic Challenges

NEWS LINE:- KARACHI:- The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf- (PTI) led coalition government will be under immediate pressure to arrest the deterioration in external finances and address fiscal challenges, as well as to attract the foreign funding necessary to meet its financing gap, an international credit rating agency said on Thursday. “Pakistan’s incoming PTI-led coalition government has more political capital to take positive though difficult policy actions, but it has a thin majority in parliament and faces a strong opposition, which could complicate policymaking,” Fitch Ratings said in a statement. PTI leader Imran…

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PTI MPA Assault Man Put Questions on Justice System

NEWSLINE:- KARACHI:- The elderly man who was assaulted by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) MPA Dr Imran Ali Shah has cast doubts on the country’s criminal justice system, wondering if hewould have been able to prove that he was manhandled, had he taken the lawmaker to court. Talking to the media outside his residence late on Tuesday night, Dawood Chauhan said he had accepted Dr Shah’s apology after PTI leaders Firdous Shamim Naqvi, Najeeb Haroon and Imran Ismail intervened to resolve the matter. In a video that went viral on social media…

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Punjab Assembly Members would have huge salaries

AHMED YASEEN:- LAHORE:- The Punjab Assembly members are entitled to draw Rs 83,000 as monthly salary besides different allowances that take the total tally to Rs 109,000 (One lack and nine thousand) per month. Other allowances like travelling allowance and accommodation allowance are paid during the days when the Assembly is in session. A Punjab Assembly member who is not provided official accommodation in MPAs hostels is given Rs 1500 per day for accommodation during the Assembly session and meetings of the parliamentary committees. And if he chooses to have…

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