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IPC: Pioneering global cooperation among parliamentarians

The International Parliamentarians’ Congress (IPC) exemplifies an evolutionary response to the rapidly changing global context. It embodies the spirit of global cooperation and shared responsibility in addressing pressing international issues.…

A code for parliamentarians

POLITICS in Pakistan is being reduced to the exchange of invective between rival groups. Those shouting the loudest and hurling the harshest expletives at fellow politicians are considered the most…

Parliamentarians’ Tax Directory 2017

The Tax Directory of parliamentarians 2017 released on Saturday showed that 167 members of national and provincial assemblies failed to file their returns even though it is mandatory, irrespective of…

Dual Parliamentarians

Dual parliamentarians

The Constitution is absolutely clear. Article 63 (1) (c) states unambiguously that anyone who has acquired the citizenship of a foreign country stands disqualified from being elected to parliament and…

IMF: reform or ruin?

For the last three decades, Pakistan has been borrowing heavily from the IMF -- giving rise to a chronicle of crises. The debt crisis has led to development and growth…

Should you ban a political party?

Adviser to the PM on Political Affairs Rana Sanaullah has stated that the PTI could be declared illegal and face a ban on its activities. This position has been reiterated…

Wheat woes: plenty to precarious

Jubilations about the country achieving a historic bumper wheat crop have become short-lived and have instead been overtaken by the saga of slow sales and falling price levels, resulting in…