Parliament of Pakistan: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Grey list trouble: Pakistan approves four FATF-related bills

The lower house of the Parliament of Pakistan unanimously passed four bills related to the tough conditions set by the global money laundering and terrorist financing watchdog FATF. Earlier,  two such bills were passed in July and another one was passed in the first week of August. How significant for Pakistan? In 2018, the FATF ..

Punjab government passes resolution to seek 33% reservation for women in Parliament

The Punjab Legislative assembly has unanimously passed a resolution to seek 33% reservation for women in both Parliament and state assemblies. The resolution, which was moved by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, has urged the Union Government to enact the Women’s Reservation Bill as fast as possible. The Bill would ensure greater equity and balanced ..

Supreme Court of Pakistan debars Pakistan Prime Minister Yusuf Raja Gilani from Office

The Supreme Court of Pakistan debarred Pakistan Prime Minister Yusuf Raja Gilani from his office and also disqualified Gilani as the member of the National Assembly, the lower house of the Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament). The court’s ruling came after Gilani refused to launch probe against Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari.  The 3-judge Bench of the highest ..