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NA session adjourned till May 9: Ch Nisar opposes adjournment.

ISLAMABAD, April 30, 2011 (Frontier Star): National Assembly (NA) session has been adjourned till May, 9 while opposition leader Ch Nisar Ali Khan has opposed adjournment saying this move will inflict heavy loss to national kitty. Speaking on a point of order Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said on one hand people were severely hit by price hike and on the other hand government had adjourned NA session without taking any one into confidence. Adjournment means Rs 4000 per day on account of TA/DA will be given to every legislator without any performing any function . "It is sheer burden on national exchequer", he added. He proposed that session be adjourned for only two days and it should resume its proceedings on Monday. Giving second proposal he said if session was adjourned till May, 9 then no legislator be paid any TA/DA. In his third suggestion he said that government should adjourn session till 4 days before budget. Acting speaker NA Faisal Karim Kundi said adjournment decision had been taken by house business advisory committee which could not be overlooked. Ch Nisar said if government adjourns session till May 9 and TA/DA is also paid to legislators then his party will not participate in the session. Syed Khurshid Shah held out assurance that no TA/DA would be paid to legislators during this period.

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Publication:The Frontier Star (Northwest Frontier Province, Pakistan)
Date:Apr 30, 2011
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