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Govt committed to take firm action against terrorists: NA informed
April 19, 2024

The National Assembly was informed on Friday that no dialogue will be held with the terrorist outfits.

This was stated by Law Minister Azam Nazeer Tarar has categorically while responding a calling attention notice.

Responding to a calling attention notice in the National Assembly today, he reaffirmed the government’s commitment to take firm action against the terrorists. 

He said there is zero tolerance policy towards the terrorists and the federal government is extending full support to the provinces to deal with the menace.  He said efforts are underway to dismantle the terrorist infrastructure.

Responding to another calling attention notice, Law Minister Azam Nazeer Tarar stated that the prices of petroleum products are determined keeping in view the trend in the international market.

However, he emphasized that the government has always endeavored to minimize the burden on the masses.

He said the government is bearing the burden of forty-five billion rupees for the next fortnight in terms of sales tax and petroleum levy.

Minister for Science and Technology Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui laid before the house the National University of Technology Amendment Bill.

Law Minister Azam Nazeer Tarar laid before the house the Apostille Ordinance 2024 and the annual report 2022 of the Election Commission of Pakistan.

Taking the floor, Minister for Information and Broadcasting Attaullah Tarar regretted the posture of members of Sunni Ittehad Council during the address of President Asif Ali Zardari to the joint sitting of the Parliament yesterday.

He said this was done so in the presence of the diplomats.

The Information Minister said Pakistan is moving forward and positive reports are emanating from world financial institutions and journals regarding the country's economy.

He said nobody will be allowed to mount an attack on the country's foreign policy.

Later, the chair suspended Jamshed Ahmed Dasti and Muhammad Iqbal Khan from the service of the Assembly for the remainder of the session saying they resorted to abusive language and approached the dais of the speaker in a threatening manner on the occasion of the Presidential address.

The house has now been adjourned to meet again on Monday at five pm.