Nomination papers of Ayaz Sadiq, Amir Dogar for NA Speaker accepted

ISLAMABAD: The Secretariat of the National Assembly on Thursday accepted the nomination papers of candidates contesting for the slots of National Assembly Speaker and Deputy Speaker.

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s (PML-N) Sardar Ayaz Sadiq submitted his nomination papers for the Speaker of the National Assembly slot, while the Sunni Ittehad Council (SIC) nominated Amir Dogar for the same position.

Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP’s) Ghulam Mustafa submitted nomination papers for the Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly while Junaid Akbar Khan from the Sunni Ittehad Council (SIC) submitted nominated nomination papers for the same slot.

The proposers for Sardar Ayaz Sadiq included Chaudhry Salik Hussain, Abdul Aleem Khan, Syed Naveed Qamar, and Sardar Awais Ahmad Khan Leghari.

Malik Muhammad Amir Dogar’s nomination was proposed by Sahibzada Sibghatullah, Ali Muhammad, and Dr. Amjad Ali Khan.

Ghulam Mustafa Shah’s nomination for Deputy Speaker was proposed by Muhammad Raza Hayat Hiraj and Aijaz Hussain Jakhrani. Junaid Akbar’s nomination was proposed by Muhammad Sanaullah Khan Masti Khel, Muhammad Riaz Khan Fatiyana, and Mehr Ghulam Muhammad Lali.

The election for the Speaker and Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly is scheduled to take place on Friday.

Pervez Ashraf, Amir Dogar exchange words in 1st NA Session

Speaker National Assembly Raja Pervez Ashraf and MNA Malik Amir Dogar exchanged hot words during the first NA Session on Thursday.

After national anthem, when Pervez Ashraf announced oath taking of MNAs, the members of Sunni Ittihad Council (SIC) started protest in front of Speaker’s dice.

When Speaker NA started taking oath, Malik Aamir Dogar came nearer to him and used strict words.

Dogar addressing Speaker NA Pervez Ashraf said, “How can you can oath when SIC members are not present at their seats.”

The Speaker NA got calm over Dogar’s arguments and gave opportunity to protesting members to get their seats.


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