Parliamentarian Votes on Amendments of Election Laws in Joint Session

Parliamentarian Votes on Amendments of Election Laws in Joint Session

The main objective for the lawmakers voting is the members of the legislature will vote on a motion moved by the Adviser to the Prime Minister on Parliamentary Affairs Babar Awan introducing amendments to the Elections Act during joint sessions. After the opposition complained about the first round of voting on whether the bill could be tabled, the speaker ordered a recount.

In a statement on Wednesday, MLP-N president Shehbaz Sharif described electronic voting machines as evil and vicious machines and said the government was not sincere with its commitment to electoral reform.

Shehbaz told parliament that the government and its allies want to ram through important bills. He described it as illegal and said that it sullied the traditions of parliament.

The joint meeting was initially postponed after the government announced that Shabaz had sent a letter to parliamentary chairman Assad Kaiser today, expressing dissatisfaction with the urgency of passing the bill without agreement. The main thing that happened in the meeting was Bilawal criticizes the one-sided reforms, laid the basis of the discord, bills were also presented in the session, the government was confident of the passing bills and Shahbaz writes the letter to the NA speaker.

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