NA session adjourned over quorum issue.


ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) on Friday made Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser to adjourn the house proceedings over quorum issue.

PML-N senior member Khurram Dastagir, soon after the question-hour session, cautioned the chair for disposing of further agenda by pointing out lack of quorum in the house.

The Speaker did not ask for counting the members present in the house but immediately adjourned the proceedings.

The house with the start of the proceedings witnessed very thin presence in the house from both sides of aisle. PPP-P's MNAs, due to their party's engagement, did not attend the proceedings till the suspension of the house.

Earlier, the house saw verbal brawl between the lawmakers of government and opposition during the question hour. PML-N's Mariyam Orangzeb was much annoyed when the chair asked her to only raise a question not deliver speech.

Organzeb also shouted on PTI MNA Asma Qadeer when she was interrupted by her for raising a question.

The speaker national assembly rushed to cool down the situation and asked the lawmakers from both sides to avoid indulging in verbal brawl. 'All MNAs should avoid point scoring and ask particular question,' said the speaker.

The PML-N MNA also raised an objection when Minister of Parliamentary Affairs Ali Muhmmad Khan was giving a detailed reply of a question.

The minister said the government believes in free flow of information. 'The PTI...

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