MNAs offered namaz during the NA session in protest
The National Assembly passed the Finance Supplementary (Second Amendment) Bill, 2019 with majority vote amid jeers and shouts from the opposition on Wednesday.
The following amendments proposed by Finance Minister Asad Umar to make the bill “more comprehensive and investment-friendly” were approved:
For the first time, MNAs offered namaz during the National Assembly session.
The lawmakers stood in prayer in front of the speaker’s podium when the speaker did not let them speak. They were led by Jamiat-e-Ulema Islam’s Maulana Asad Mahmood.
Mahmood said the government was not allowing the opposition to speak.