ISLAMABAD: The NA passed the mini-budget by a majority vote. The National Assembly passed the mini-budget by a majority vote
The government has succeeded in the tumultuous session of the National Assembly.
The Finance Bill 2021 was passed in the House by a majority vote while all the amendments proposed by the opposition were rejected.
The Finance Bill was also discussed for the fourth day in the National Assembly session convened by the government for the approval of the Finance Bill.
Prime Minister Imran Khan was also present in the House. The meeting passed six clauses of the supplementary finance bill one by one.
Slogans of “Thieves, thieves”:
The opposition chanted slogans “Thieves, thieves” on the arrival of the Prime Minister.
When Prime Minister Imran Khan arrived in the House, the members of the government greeted him by banging on the desk while the members of the opposition chanted slogans of burglary.
During the meeting, several motions put forward by the opposition for amendments in the supplementary finance bill were rejected by a majority.
NA passed the mini-budget:
On behalf of the opposition, PML-N’s Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, PTM MPA Mohsin Dawar, PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto, and other members presented, but all the amendments were rejected by a majority.
Mohsin Dawar challenged the oral referendum but the Speaker of the National Assembly didn’t listen to Mohsin Dawar. Opposition members stood with placards.
The Speaker of the National Assembly held an oral vote on the amendment to the PPP’s supplementary budget, but the opposition challenged the oral vote.
The speaker asked the voters to stand on the seats in favor of the amendment. The amendment to the opposition’s supplementary budget for public opinion was also rejected.
The opposition proposed an amendment to clause number three of the supplementary budget to seek public opinion on the supplementary budget.