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PA forgets Asma Jahangir in first session after her death

News Summed Up 2018-02-13 05:30:00

The day was finally adjourned by PA Deputy Speaker Sardar Sher Ali Gorchani after the opposition benches boycotted the House over the “non-seriousness” of government legislators. The House proceedings started at 3:45pm while the scheduled time was 2pm. This left the deputy speaker with no choice but to leave questions related to the food and agriculture departments pending till Tuesday. The parliamentary secretary and minister for agriculture were not present in the House upon which the Opposition benches boycotted proceedings. However, the deputy speaker said the minister for agriculture had sent a request, saying he was in a meeting of the cabinet committee.