Highly anticipated joint session of Parliament is underway as PTI-led government hopes to get laws passed.
The session is underway as government prepares to pass 22 bills and the opposition is prepares to give tough time to the treasury benches.
Addressing the session, PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif said that the government and its allies wanted to bulldoze important bills. He termed it “illegal” and said that it spoiled the traditions of parliament.
No personal interest behind electoral reforms: PM Imran Khan
Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan on Wednesday has said that he has no personal interest behind legislation regarding electoral reforms.
Talking to media, the premier said that country’s future is linked to the fair democracy practices. You will play very important role in holding transparent and rigging-free elections, he stated to media personnel.
The PM said that overseas Pakistanis are backbone of country’s economy and they also have right to participate in election process. Overseas voting and electronic voting machines (EVMs) are essential for country and democracy, he added.Parliament
Shehbaz says opposition has required numbers
Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Mian Shehbaz Sharif on Wednesday said that opposition has the required numbers in the parliament.
According to details Opposition Leader of National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif has arrived at Parliament for the joint session.
Responding to a question by journalist that will opposition defeat government, Shehbaz Sharif said that they have the required numbers.