NA agenda left unaddressed due to early adjournment of sitting

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ISLAMABAD, Apr 25 (APP):The National Assembly on Thursday could not take up its most of the agenda appearing on `Orders of the Day’ due to early adjournment of sitting.

The unaddressed agenda included two Calling Attention Notices which were regarding non-release of funds for the establishment of Neurosciences Centre at Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) and steps for release of thousands of Pakistanis abroad in jails for their involvement in different crimes.

Moreover, a Motion under Rule 259 and Motion of Thanks to the President for his address to the Parliament assembled together on September 17, 2018 were not taken up.

Soon after the question hour, the MNAs belonging to Opposition parties wanted floor of the House to speak on points of order but the Deputy Speaker Qasim Khan Suri asked them for completion of agenda first. They insisted on their demand following which the Chair allowed PPPP legislator Nafeesa Shah to speak on a point of order.

After completion of her speech, the Chair announced to adjourn the House till April 26, 2019 (Friday) at 10:30 pm.