NA continues discussion on supplementary demands for grants for outgoing fiscal year


The National Assembly is continuing discussion on the supplementary demands for grants pertaining to different ministries and departments for the outgoing fiscal year. The opposition members said the government should ensure fiscal discipline and discourage supplementary grants. They also criticized the government’s economic policies saying these have resulted in price hike.

Leader of Opposition Shahbaz Sharif said the House should hold discussion on the foreign policy issues.

Responding to him, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said the government has no objection to it. He said there should be bipartisan approach on the foreign policy.

The Foreign Minister said this time the house held unprecedented discussion on the budget and the economy.

The Speaker said he supports the idea of holding discussion on the economy, foreign policy, water and the agriculture.