Nusrat Javeed

  • Parliamentary rules and traditions firmly demand that no other business should be discussed in the National Assembly, once budgetary proposals for a fiscal year had already been put before it for ‘general discussion’. But as the Leader of the House, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif disregarded the ...

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  • I have to start by declaring that Senator Walid Iqbal is one of my favorite politicians. We seldom meet, but I feel deeply connected with him for multiple reasons. Besides being the grandson of Allama Iqbal, our national poet, he is also the son of a mother who is the sister of my dearest friend ...

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  • While the National Assembly is still in session, the government has also asked the Senate to start meeting from Monday. And I preferred to watch proceedings of the Upper House of parliament only. The lower house has lost its vigour, also relevance, if you ask me. Its proceedings induce yawns and ...

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