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Assembly Parliamentary Year Session No Sitting No. Question Question Type Ministry
Senate 15 261 2
Will the Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control be pleased to state the number of persons working in BPS-1 to 22 in the Ministry of Interior and Narcotics Control, its attached departments, corporations, authorities, subordinate offices and autonomous and semi-autonomous bodies with grade-wise and province-wise breakup?
Starred Interior and Narcotics Control
Senate 15 261 2
Will the Minister for States and Frontier Regions be pleased to state: (a) whether it is a fact that additional blocks have been constructed in the Agency Headquarter Hospital, Landi Kotal, Khyber Agency through foreign assistance in 2013, if so, the details thereof indicating also the details of financial assistance received for the same; 3511(17) Senate (S) PC-09 by Shoaib (b) the number of posts of medical and paramedical staff sanctioned for appointment in the said blocks of that hospital; and (c) whether it is a fact that neither the medical and paramedical staff have been appointed nor the required equipment and machines have been installed in those blocks of the said hospital, if so, the reasons thereof and the time by which the required staff will be appointed and necessary equipment and machines would be installed there?
Starred States and Frontier Regions
Senate 15 261 2
Will the Minister for States and Frontier Regions be pleased to state the names of persons against whom criminal cases have been registered in FATA during the period from January to December, 2016 indicating also the name of complainant, case number, date of registration of case, nature of offense or allegation, decision made, fine imposed and the amount of fine collected in each case separately?
Starred States and Frontier Regions
Senate 15 261 2
Will the Minister for States and Frontier Regions be pleased to state whether any case relating to terrorism have been registered in FATA during the last two years, if so, the details thereof indicating also the name of accused, nature of offense and details of sentence awarded, if any, in each case?
Starred States and Frontier Regions
Senate 15 261 2
Will the Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control be pleased to state the number of prohibited and non-prohibited bore arms licenses issued by the Government during the last ten years with province wise breakup?
Starred Interior and Narcotics Control
Senate 15 261 2
Will the Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control be pleased to state: (a) whether it is a fact that the Islamabad Capital Administration (ICT) has banned the sale and purchase of land in villages Morian and Tamma, Islamabad, if so, the reasons thereof; (b) whether it is also a fact that the Federal Government Employees Housing Foundation is going to acquire land in the said villages for its housing scheme; (c) whether it is further a fact that the ICT administration has not taken the legitimate owners of the land in those villages on board about the said scheme, if so, the reasons thereof; and (d) the steps being taken by the Government to protect the rights of the owners of land in the said villages before acquisition of their land for that scheme?
Starred Interior and Narcotics Control
Senate 15 261 2
Will the Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control be pleased to state whether it is a fact that the Simli Dam road, Bara Kahu, Islamabad is in dilapidated condition, if so, the time by which the same will be repaired or reconstructed?
Starred Interior and Narcotics Control
Senate 15 261 2
Will the Minister for Defence be pleased to state: (a) whether it is a fact that a training center for aircraft maintenance is being established in Nowshera; and (b) whether it is a also a fact that the said training center is being established in the existing building of Government Higher Secondary School, Pir Pai, Nowshera, if so, the names of place or area where that school will be relocated?
Starred Defence
Senate 15 261 2
Will the Minister for Defence be pleased to state: (a) the details of pension and other benefits admissible to the officers of the rank of Major General and above of the Pakistan Army, Navy and Air Force on their retirement; (b) the details of law or rules or executive order under which the said pension and benefits are allowed to those officers; and (c) whether any officers(s) in the said ranks of those forces has or have availed the said benefits over and above those allowed by the law or rule during the last ten years, if so, the details and reasons thereof?
Starred Defence
Senate 15 261 2
Will the Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control be pleased to state the number of countries with which Pakistan has extradition treaties indicating also the number of persons brought back home from and handed over to those countries under those agreements during the last three years?
Starred Interior and Narcotics Control
Senate 15 261 2
Will the Minister for States and Frontier Regions be pleased to state whether it is a fact that FATA does not come under the jurisdiction of the Federal Ombudsman (Wafaqi Muhtasab), if so, the reasons thereof?
Starred States and Frontier Regions
Senate 15 261 2
Will the Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control be pleased to state: (a) whether it is a fact that completion of the scheme for construction of Service Road, North I-10/2, Islamabad has been delayed, if so, the reasons thereof; (b) whether it is a fact that substandard construction has been carried out on the section of the said road from I-9 to Chambeli road, if so, the reasons thereof; and (c) whether any quality check or examination of the construction material used in the said section of that road has been carried out, if so, the results thereof?
Starred Interior and Narcotics Control
Senate 15 261 2
Will the Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control be pleased to state the details of compensation granted to the heirs of students and employees martyred during terrorist attack in Army Public School Peshawar?
Starred Interior and Narcotics Control
Senate 15 261 2
Will the Minister for Railways be pleased to state: (a) whether any land of Pakistan Railways has been leased out during the last three years, if so, the location of the land and name of leasee in each case; and (b) whether there is any proposal under consideration of the Government to lease out more land of Pakistan Railways, if so, the details thereof?
Starred Railways
Senate 15 261 2
Will the Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control be pleased to state the steps being taken by the Government to ensure that the Private Security Guards working in Islamabad are properly trained, security cleared and physically fit?
Starred Interior and Narcotics Control
Senate 15 261 2
Will the Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control be pleased to state: (a) whether it is a fact that the Government has announced to construct a 400 beds hospital near Rawat, Islamabad, if so, the location and estimated cost of the same; (b) the acreage of land to be acquired for the said hospital and the acreage of land acquired so far; and (c) the time by which work will be started and completed on that hospital?
Starred Interior and Narcotics Control
Senate 15 261 2
Will the Minister for Railways be pleased to state the details of ongoing projects and development schemes which are being undertaken by Pakistan Railways out of its own resources?
Starred Railways
Senate 15 261 2
Will the Minister for Railways be pleased to state: (a) the total number of locomotives operating on railways tracks at present in the country; (b) the amount incurred on the maintenance / repairing of the said locomotives during the last five years with year wise break up; (c) the number of locomotives presently under maintenance / repairing and the time by which the same will be made operational; (d) the number of locomotive purchased during the said period indicating also the price of each locomotive and the name of country from which the same were purchased; and (e) whether there is any proposal under consideration of the Government to purchase more locomotives in future, if so, the details thereof?
Starred Railways
Senate 15 261 2
Will the Minister for Railways be pleased to state: (a) the number of operational locomotives at the disposal of Pakistan Railways at present; and (b) the number of functional and nonfunctional Railways stations in the country?
Starred Railways
Senate 15 261 2
Will the Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control be pleased to state: (a) the reported / estimated number of illegal immigrants in the country at present and of those in 2012; (b) the percentage increase or decrease registered in the number of those immigrants during since 2012 with year wise break up; and (c) the steps taken by the present Government to deal with the issue of illegal immigrants in the country?
Starred Interior and Narcotics Control
Senate 15 261 2
Will the Minister for Information and Broadcasting be pleased to state: (a) the amount allocated for developmental and non-developmental expenditures of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, its attached departments, sub-ordinate offices, autonomous and semi-autonomous organization and corporations during the fiscal year 2015-16; (b) the details of projects on which the said developmental expenditures were made; and (c) the steps being taken by the Government to reduce the non developmental expenditures of the said Ministry, its attached departments, sub-ordinate offices, autonomous and semiautonomous organization and corporations?
Starred Information and Broadcasting
Senate 15 261 2
Will the Minister for Railways be pleased to state: (a) the amount allocated for developmental and non-developmental expenditures of the Ministry of Railways and Pakistan Railways during the financial year 2015-16; (b) the details of projects on which the said developmental expenditures were made; and (c) the steps being taken by the Government to reduce the non developmental expenditures of the said Ministry and Pakistan Railways?
Starred Railways
Senate 15 261 2
Will the Minister for Railways be pleased to state whether it is a fact that a number of cases of misappropriation and embezzlement has been surfaced in the Audit of Pakistan Railways during the year 2015-16, if so, the details thereof and action taken against those found responsible for the same?
Starred Railways
Senate 15 261 2
Will the Minister for Railways be pleased to state: (a) the number of manned and unmanned railway crossings in the country; (b) the number of accidents occurred on the said crossings during the last three years indicating also the number of persons died and injured in the same; (c) whether it is a fact that majority of the said accidents took place on unmanned railway crossings in Punjab, if so, the reasons thereof; and (d) the steps taken by present Government to build manned railway crossings in the country?
Starred Railways
Senate 15 261 2
Will the Minister for Information and Broadcasting be pleased to state the names of performing artists, music artists and writers who worked in the Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation (Radio Pakistan) during the last 15 years and have their payments or arrears outstanding against the PBC indicating also the outstanding amount in each case?
Starred Information and Broadcasting
Senate 15 261 2
Will the Minister for Information and Broadcasting be pleased to state the names of performing artists, music artists and writers who worked in the Pakistan Television Corporation during the last 15 years and have their payments or arrears outstanding against the PTV indicating also the outstanding amount in each case?
Starred Information and Broadcasting
Senate 15 261 2
Will the Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control be pleased to state: (a) whether it is a fact that the Government of Sindh has provided a list of 94 Madrasahs to the Federal Government with the request for vigilance and watch on their activities, if so, the date on which the request was made; and (b) whether any action has been taken by the Government in this regard, if so, its details and if not, the reasons thereof?
Starred Interior and Narcotics Control
Senate 15 261 2
Will the Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control be pleased to state: (a) the name of authority or agency responsible under the National Action Plan to watch the banned organizations in the country including those resurrected under different names; (b) the role of the Ministry of Interior and Narcotics Control in keeping an eye on the activities of the said organizations; and (c) whether it is fact that recently a UN move to impose sanctions on the chief of a banned organization was thwarted, if so, the role played by the said Ministry in this regard?
Starred Interior and Narcotics Control
Senate 15 261 2
Will the Minister for Information and Broadcasting be pleased to state the share of time allocated for cultural, sports, educational and news programs being telecasted by PTV headquarters with language-wise break up?
Starred Information and Broadcasting
Senate 15 261 2
Will the Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control be pleased to state whether it is a fact that in NADRA’s system of National Identity Cards separate entry is reserved for M.A Punjabi, M.A Urdu, M.A English and M.A Sindhi under the heading of Educational Qualifications but no such entry is reserved for M.A Pashto and M.A Balochi, if so, the reasons thereof?
Starred Interior and Narcotics Control
Senate 15 261 2
Will the Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control be pleased to state: (a) whether the personnel of Frontier Constabulary (F.C.) are granted any extra allowance in case of their deployment in a place other than their primary area of duty; and (b) whether the said extra allowance granted to those (F.C.) personnel is at par with that being paid to the personnel of Rangers?
Starred Interior and Narcotics Control
Senate 15 261 2
Will the Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control be pleased to state: (a) the number of cases of murders registered in Islamabad during the last one year indicating also the number of persons involved in the same arrested so far; and (b) the steps taken by the present Government to control the said crime?
Starred Interior and Narcotics Control
Senate 15 261 2
Will the Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control be pleased to state the number of persons or groups arrested and convicted in cases of drug smuggling in the country during the last four years?
Starred Interior and Narcotics Control
Senate 15 261 2
Will the Minister for Information and Broadcasting be pleased to state: (a) whether it is a fact that the Government is going to privatize PTV Home and PTV Sports channels, if so, the reasons thereof; and (b) the terms and conditions prescribed for privatization of the said channels indicating also the minimum price at which the same will be privatized?
Starred Information and Broadcasting
Senate 15 261 2
Will the Minister for Information and Broadcasting be pleased to state: (a) the educational qualifications of the incumbent Chairman of PEMRA; (b) the pay, allowance and other fringe benefits admissible to Chairman PEMRA; and (c) whether the said Chairman is entitled for pension benefits after retirement, if so, the details thereof?
Starred Information and Broadcasting
Senate 15 261 2
Will the Minister for Defence be pleased to state whether it is a fact that the number of electricity transformers installed in Rawalpindi Cantonment are insufficient to meet the requirement of the area, if so, the details thereof and the steps being taken by the Government to resolve the issue?
Starred Defence
Senate 15 261 2
Will the Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control be pleased to state: (a) the amount of financial assistance received by the Government from foreign countries for controlling terrorism in the country since 2013 indicating also the names of the countries which provided the same; and (b) the expenditure incurred by the Government on controlling terrorism in the country during the said period?
Starred Interior and Narcotics Control
Senate 15 261 2
Will the Minister for Information and Broadcasting be pleased to state the names of the foreign newspapers and magazines in which Government advertisements have been published since 2014-15 indicating also the expenditure incurred on the same?
Starred Information and Broadcasting
Senate 15 261 2
Will the Minister for States and Frontier Regions be pleased to state: (a) the steps taken by the Government to asses the casualties and losses caused to property of the residents of FATA during the military operation conducted against the terrorists in that area; and (b) weather any financial assistance has been released by the Federal Government to compensate the affectees of the said areas, if so, the details thereof?
Starred States and Frontier Regions
Senate 15 261 2
Will the Minister for Information and Broadcasting be pleased to state the steps taken by the present Government for welfare and protection of journalists in the country?
Starred Information and Broadcasting
Senate 15 261 2
Will the Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control be pleased to state: (a) the estimated number of drug addicts including those using hashish in the country at present with average age count and province wise break up; and (b) the number of the said addicts registered in the country during the last three years with year wise break up?
Starred Interior and Narcotics Control
Senate 15 261 2
Will the Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control be pleased to state that the steps being taken by the Government for modernization of police force in ICT?
Starred Interior and Narcotics Control
Senate 15 261 2
Will the Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control be pleased to state the criteria and procedure laid down for selection or appointment of Chairman NADRA?
Starred Interior and Narcotics Control
Senate 15 261 2
Will the Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control be pleased to state: (a) the amount of funds granted to the provinces under Matching Fund for Development Projects of Civil Defence in the country during the last four years; and (b) whether any amount allocated to the Directorate General, Civil Defence has been granted to provinces, AJK and Gilgit-Baltistan during the said fund during the said period, if so, the details thereof?
Starred Interior and Narcotics Control
Senate 15 261 2
Will the Minister for Information and Broadcasting be pleased to state: (a) whether it is a fact that due to misleading advertisements on electronic media the people particularly children are consuming tea whitener as milk; and (b) the steps taken by the present Government to monitor and take action against the said advertisements;
Starred Information and Broadcasting
Senate 15 261 2
Will the Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control be pleased to state: (a) the details of ongoing schemes under the Khyber Area Development Project; and (b) the amount allocated, released and spent on the said project during the fiscal year 2016-17?
Starred Interior and Narcotics Control
Senate 15 261 2
Will the Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control be pleased to state whether it is a fact that the appointments in NACTA are not being made through FPSC, if so, the reasons thereof?
Starred Interior and Narcotics Control
Senate 15 261 2
Will the Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control be pleased to state: (a) whether it is a fact that according to NACTA Act, the Authority is not under the administrative control of the Prime Minister, if so, the reasons thereof; and (b) whether it is also a fact that rules and regulations of the said Authority have not been framed so far, if so, the reasons thereof?
Starred Interior and Narcotics Control
Senate 15 261 2
Will the Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control be pleased to state: (a) the criteria laid down for appointments against the posts of Director General (DG) and National Coordinator (NC), NACTA; and (b) whether it is a fact that an officer in BPS-18 has been appointed against the post of Director General in the said Authority, if so, the reasons thereof?
Starred Interior and Narcotics Control
Senate 15 261 2
Will the Minister for Railways be pleased to state the number of cases of smuggling and journey without ticket foiled by Railway Police during the period from September to December 2016 with month wise and division wise break up?
Starred Railways
Senate 15 261 3
Will the Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training be pleased to state the grants given by the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan to the public sector universities in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa during the fiscal year 2015-16?
Starred Federal Education and Professional Training
Senate 15 261 3
Will the Minister for Communications be pleased to state: (a) whether it is a fact that the road from Haripur to Mansehra is in dilapidated condition; (b) whether there is any proposal under consideration of the Government to repair the said road, if so, the time by which work will be started and completed on the same; and (c) the steps to be taken by the Government to ensure the quality of work on that road?
Starred Communication
Senate 15 261 3
Will the Minister for National Food Security and Research be pleased to state the steps taken / being taken by the Government to collaborate with the Provincial Governments to devise a mechanism for coping with the impacts of drought on agriculture sector in the country?
Starred National Food Security and Research
Senate 15 261 3
Will the Minister for National Health Service, Regulations and Coordination be pleased to state whether it is a fact that according to the report of Global Hunger Index (GHI) recently published by ‘International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) , 22% population of Pakistan is undernourished, if so, the steps being taken by the Government to address that issue?
Starred National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination
Senate 15 261 3
Will the Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training be pleased to state the number of Professional Training Institutes functioning in the country at present with district-wise break up?
Starred Federal Education and Professional Training
Senate 15 261 3
Will the Minister for Communications be pleased to state: (a) the acreage of land leased out by NHA along the GT road from Peshawar to Lahore since 2000 indicating also the name of leasee, date, period and purpose of lease, monthly rent and amount outstanding, if any, in each case; (b) whether the said leases can be transferred permanently in the name of leases, if so, the number of leases transferred permanently during the said period; and (c) the criteria and procedure laid down by NHA for leasing out its land?
Starred Communication
Senate 15 261 3
Will the Minister for Inter Provincial Coordination be pleased to state: (a) the criteria including educational qualification and procedure laid down for appointment against the posts of Chairman and Secretary, Inter-Board Committee of Chairmen indicating also the tenure for which the appointment against the same are made; and (b) the names, educational qualifications, experience and date of appointment of the incumbent Chairman and Secretary of the said Committee indicating also the procedure adopted for their appointments?
Starred Inter-Provincial Coordination
Senate 15 261 3
Will the Minister for Foreign Affairs be pleased to state the number of foreign visits undertaken by the Prime Minister during the current year indicating also the names of countries visited, the number of persons accompanied the Prime Minister and expenditure incurred in each case?
Starred Foreign Affairs
Senate 15 261 3
Will the Minister for Communications be pleased to state: (a) the number of sanctioned posts in the Ministry of Communications, its attached departments, subordinate offices and autonomous & semi-autonomous corporations, authorities and bodies indicating also the number of persons working against the same on permanent and contract basis separately with grade wise break up; and (b) the number of surplus employees in the said Ministry, departments, offices, corporations, authorities and bodies with grade wise break up?
Starred Communication
Senate 15 261 3
Will the Minister for National Food Security and Research be pleased to state: (a) the make, model and engine power of official vehicles at the disposal of the Ministry of National Food Security and Research, its attached departments and sub-ordinate offices indicating also the names and grades of officers and officials who are using the same at present; (b) the expenditure being incurred on fuel, repair and maintenance of the said vehicles on annual basis; and (c) the number of non-functional vehicles at the disposal of the said Ministry, departments and offices indicating also the period for which the vehicles were used and the date since which the same has become non-functional in each case?
Starred National Food Security and Research
Senate 15 261 3
Will the Minister for Communications be pleased to state: (a) the amount spent on the construction of highways and motorways in the country during the tenure of present Government with province wise breakup; and (b) the steps being taken by the Government to ensure quality in construction work on the highways and motorways in the country?
Starred Communication
Senate 15 261 3
Will the Minister for Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development be pleased to state: (a) the number of persons working in BPS-1 to 22 in the Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development, its attached departments, subordinate offices and autonomous and semi-autonomous corporations, authorities and bodies with grade wise and province wise breakup; and (b) the number of posts lying vacant in the said Ministry, departments, offices, corporations and authorities?
Starred Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development
Senate 15 261 3
Will the Minister for Foreign Affairs be pleased to state: (a) the legal status of the Pakistan Foreign Office Women Association (PFOWA); (b) the amount of donations received by the said Association during the last three years indicating also the name of donor and the amount of donation in each case; (c) the number of foreign embassies and missions which contributed to the funds of that Association during the said period; and (d) whether the Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, is authorized to carry out correspondence on behalf of the said Association, if so, the legal status of the same?
Starred Foreign Affairs
Senate 15 261 3
Will the Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training be pleased to state: (a) the jurisdiction, mandate and function of National Curriculum Council; and (b) the steps taken by the said Council for formulation of a unified national curriculum since its inception?
Starred Federal Education and Professional Training
Senate 15 261 3
Will the Minister for National Food Security and Research be pleased to state: (a) the amount allocated for developmental and non-developmental expenditures of the Ministry of National Food Security and Research, its attached departments, sub-ordinate offices, autonomous and semi-autonomous organizations and corporations during the fiscal year 2015-16; (b) the details of projects on which the said developmental expenditures were made; and (c) the steps being taken by the Government to reduce the non developmental expenditures of the said Ministry, its attached departments, sub-ordinate offices, autonomous and semiautonomous organizations and corporations?
Starred National Food Security and Research
Senate 15 261 3
Will the Minister for Communications be pleased to state the number of contracts awarded for construction of Toll Plazas on National Highways and Motorways on Build Operate and Transfer (BOT) and Build, Own, Operate and Transfer (BOOT) basis during the last five years indicating also the number of the same for which tender notices were published in the press?
Starred Communication
Senate 15 261 3
Will the Minster for Communications be pleased to state whether it is fact that the National Highway from Bahawalpur to Multan is in a dilapidated condition, if so, the time by which the same will be repaired?
Starred Communication
Senate 15 261 3
Will the Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training be pleased to state: (a) the funds allocated by the Higher Education Commission to public sector universities in Balochistan province for research purposes during the last five years with year wise break up; and (b) whether the said funds have been utilized for the research purposes, if so, the details thereof and if not, the reasons thereof?
Starred Federal Education and Professional Training
Senate 15 261 3
Will the Minister for Foreign Affairs be pleased to state: (a) whether it is a fact that officials in BPS-5 to 16 of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs posted abroad are granted foreign allowance on uniform basis whereas the same is granted to the officers in BPS-17 and above according to their grades, if so, the reasons thereof; and (b) whether it is also a fact that the Officers in BPS 17 and above of the said Ministry posted abroad are entitled to visit Pakistan along-with their family after two years on Government expenses but the officials in BPS-16 and below are not granted the said facility, if so, the reasons thereof?
Starred Foreign Affairs
Senate 15 261 3
Will the Minister for Communications be pleased to state: (a) whether it is a fact that the project for expansion of Karakoram Highway (KKH) from the border of China to District Diamer has been completed during the year 2010; (b) whether it is also a fact that the Government of China provided 80% financial resources for the said project including compensation for the land acquisition, if so, the details thereof; and (c) whether it is further a fact that people whose land and property were acquired for that project has not been paid any compensation so far, the reasons thereof and the time by which the same will be paid to them?
Starred Communication
Senate 15 261 3
Will the Minister for National Health Services, Regulation and Coordination be pleased to state: (a) the functions of Pharmacy Council of Pakistan under the Pharmacy Act of 1967; (b) whether it is a fact that the said council has limited its role of registration or recognition of Pharmacy institutions in the country, if so, the reasons thereof; and (c) the steps taken by that Council for the promotion of pharmacy education in the country during the last five years?
Starred National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination
Senate 15 261 3
Will the Minister for Communications be pleased to state: (a) whether it is a fact that in July 2016 the Federal Services Tribunal Islamabad set aside the transfer orders of patrolling officers of the National Highways and Motorways Police, if so, the names of officers and stations from and to they were transferred indicating also the length of stay of each officer on the station from which they were transferred; and (b) whether the said judgment of FST in that case has been implemented, if not, the reasons thereof?
Starred Communication
Senate 15 261 3
Will the Minister for Ports and Shipping be pleased to state: (a) the details of capacity of Karachi Port Trust to accommodate ships of various sizes, simultaneously; (b) whether there is any proposal under consideration of the Government to expand the said port; and (c) the details of cargo imported and exported through the said port during the year 2015-16?
Starred Ports and Shipping
Senate 15 261 3
Will the Minister for Foreign Affairs be pleased to state: (a) the number of Pakistanis imprisoned in Afghanistan at present indicating also the main charges leveled against them; and (b) the steps taken by the Government to get the said persons released?
Starred Foreign Affairs
Senate 15 261 3
Will the Minister for National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination be pleased to state: (a) the number of companies producing or importing stents registered in the country at present; (b) whether it is a fact that the prices of stents are not regulated by the Government, if so, the reasons thereof; and (c) whether there is any proposal under consideration of the Government to regulated prices of stents in the country, if so, the details thereof?
Starred National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination
Senate 15 261 3
Will the Minister for Inter Provincial Coordination be pleased to state the steps being taken by the Government for promotion and development of sports in the country?
Starred Inter-Provincial Coordination
Senate 15 261 3
Will the Minister for National Health Service, Regulations and Coordination be pleased to state whether it is fact that Pakistan Medical Dental Council is charging Rs. 3000 as a processing fee from the candidates for applying to the post of SPS 1-8 and Rs. 5000 for the posts of SPS 9 and 10, if so, the reasons thereof?
Starred National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination
Senate 15 261 3
Will the Minister for National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination be pleased to state: (a) the criteria and procedure laid down for verification of degrees of Medical Practitioners by PMDC; and (b) the amount being charged as fee for verification of the said degrees indicating also the period required for verification in normal and urgent cases separately?
Starred National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination
Senate 15 261 3
Will the Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training be pleased to state: (a) the amount allocated for higher education in the country during the last five years with year wise and Province wise break up; and (b) the amount spent on higher education in the country and its comparison with the amount spent for the same purpose by the regional countries during the said period?
Starred Federal Education and Professional Training
Senate 15 261 3
Will the Minister for National Food Security and Research be pleased to state: (a) the amount allocated and distributed under the Prime Minister’s Kisan Package programme so far with province wise breakup; and (b) the number of farmers who benefited from the said package with province wise break up?
Starred National Food Security and Research
Senate 15 261 3
Will the Minister for Ports and Shipping be pleased to state: (a) the names, educational qualifications and place of domicile of the incumbent Members of the Board of Karachi Port Trust indicating also the pay, allowances and other fringe benefits admissible to them; and (b) the criteria adopted for selection of the said members?
Starred Ports and Shipping
Senate 15 261 3
Will the Minister for Communications be pleased to state the steps being taken by the Government to introduce new technologies in construction of national roads?
Starred Communication
Senate 15 261 3
Will the Minister for National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination be pleased to state the amount allocated by the Federal Government for various health programmes and schemes in the country since 2014 indicating also the objectives set out for the said programmes and those achieved in each case?
Starred National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination
Senate 15 261 3
Will the Minister for Communications be pleased to state the steps being taken by the Government to make national roads environment friendly?
Starred Communication
Senate 15 261 3
Will the Minister for Inter-Provincial Coordination be pleased to state: (a) the number of inquiries held so far in the incidents of match fixing and spot fixing in cricket in Pakistan; (b) the names of players, officials and other persons found guilty in the said inquires and the details of action taken against them; and (c) the steps taken or being taken by the Government to control the occurrence of such incidents in future?
Starred Inter-Provincial Coordination
Senate 15 261 4
Will the Minister for Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization be pleased to state the amount of sovereign guarantees extended by the Federal Government for CPEC projects?
Starred Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization
Senate 15 261 4
Will the Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms be pleased to refer to the Senate starred question No. 16, replied on 14th February, 2017 and state; (a) whether any inquiry is conducted into the delay in completion of PSDP projects to find out the reasons or persons responsible for the same, if so, the details thereof and if not, the reasons thereof; and (b) whether the persons found responsible for delays in completion of those projects are punished, if so, the details thereof and if not, the reasons thereof?
Starred Planning, Development and Reform
Senate 15 261 4
Will the Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms be pleased to state: (a) the development funds allocated for Members National Assembly and released to each MNA since the fiscal year 2013-14 with year wise break up; and (b) whether it is a fact that no development funds have been issued to the Members of the Senate during the said period, if so, the reasons thereof?
Starred Planning, Development and Reform
Senate 15 261 4
Will the Minister for Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization be pleased to state the estimated financial impact or burden on Pakistan for providing security to Chinese road and sea convoys under the CPEC programme?
Starred Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization
Senate 15 261 4
Will the Minister for Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization be pleased to state the details of tax exemptions or incentive packages being given to industrialists in FATA?
Starred Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization
Senate 15 261 4
Will the Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms be pleased to state the details of projects to be executed in the provincial Capital under the CPEC programme indicating also the estimated cost of the project, the share of finances of the respective provincial Government and expected date of completion of the project in each case?
Starred Planning, Development and Reform
Senate 15 261 4
Will the Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms be pleased to state whether it is a fact that Security units are being raised for the protection of CPEC route, if so, the percentage of persons belonging to the districts through which the Gawadar-Khunjrab Highway passes who have been recruited in those units so far?
Starred Planning, Development and Reform
Senate 15 261 4
Will the Minister for Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization be pleased to state: (a) the names and location of free economic zones in Pakistan; and (b) the details of facilities being provided to industries in those zones?
Starred Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization
Senate 15 261 4
Will the Minister for Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization be pleased to state whether it is a fact that the cement, sugar and car-manufacturing industries in the country indulge in cartelization, if so, the steps taken by the Government against the same during the last four years?
Starred Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization
Senate 15 261 4
Will the Minister for Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization be pleased to state: (a) the amount of loans obtained from international organizations during the fiscal year 2016-17, separately, indicating also the terms and conditions on which the same has obtained in each case; and (b) the mechanism devised by the Government for paying back the said loans?
Starred Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization
Senate 15 261 4
Will the Minister for Planning, Development and Reform be pleased to state: (a) the number of special Economic Zones to be established along the CPEC route with location wise break up; and (b) the details of facilities to be provided to the said Economic Zones?
Starred Planning, Development and Reform
Senate 15 261 4
Will the Minister for Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization be pleased to refer to Senate starred question No. 7, replied on 14 February 2017, and state: (a) the reasons for writing off the loans by the banks during the last five years; (b) whether the State Bank of Pakistan has any mandate to monitor the action of individual Banks regarding writing off loans; and (c) the name of authority which decide the cases of writing off the loans of Banks in the country?
Starred Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization
Senate 15 261 4
Will the Minister for Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization be pleased to state: (a) the amount of agricultural loans waived off during the last ten years with province wise break up including FATA; and (b) whether it is a fact that the loans granted to the farmers in Balochistan for installation of tube wells are not being waived off, if so, the reasons thereof?
Starred Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization
Senate 15 261 4
Will the Minister for Science and Technology be pleased to state the number of Engineers registered with Pakistan Engineering Council at present?
Starred Science and Technology
Senate 15 261 4
Will the Minister for Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization be pleased to state the outstanding bank loans against sick industrial units in the country?
Starred Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization
Senate 15 261 4
Will the Minister for Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization be pleased to state: (a) the amount collected through direct and indirect taxes in the country since the fiscal year 2013-14 separately with year wise and province wise break up; and (b) the amount provided to each province out of the said amount under the existing NFC award during the that period with year wise break up?
Starred Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization
Senate 15 261 4
Will the Minister for Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization be pleased to state the rate of inflation registered in the country during the month of January, 2017?
Starred Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization
Senate 15 261 4
Will the Minister for Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization be pleased to state: (a) the criteria laid down for the opening or Establishment of new banks in the country; (b) the names of new Banks established in the country under the said criteria during the last five years with year wise break up; and (c) the details of provision of facilities for the customers binding on the banks and their branches?
Starred Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization
Senate 15 261 4
Will the Minister for Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization be pleased to state the annual budget allocated for the Privatization Commission during the fiscal year 2016-17?
Starred Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization
Senate 15 261 5
Will the Minister Incharge of the Aviation Division be pleased to state: (a) the make, model and engine power of official vehicles at the disposal of the Aviation Division, its attached departments and sub ordinate offices indicating also the names and grades of officers and officials who are using the same at present; (b) the expenditure being incurred on fuel, repair and maintenance of the said vehicles on annual basis; and (c) the number of non-functional vehicles at the disposal of the said Division, departments and offices indicating also the period for which the vehicles were used and the date since which the same has become non-functional in each case?
Starred Aviation Division
Senate 15 261 5
Will the Minister Incharge of the Aviation Division be pleased to state: (a) whether it is a fact that the Civil Aviation Authority is going to expand the Passenger Terminal Building of Allama Iqbal International Airport, Lahore, if so, the estimated cost of the project; (b) whether PC-1 including cost of the said project has been approved by the ECNEC, if not, the reasons thereof; and (c) whether that project is being financed by the said Authority itself or otherwise?
Starred Aviation Division
Senate 15 261 5
Will the Minister Incharge of the Capital Administration and Development Division be pleased to state: (a) the number of persons posted / deputed for the cleanliness and maintenance of Fatima Jinnah Park, F-9, Islamabad with shift wise break up; (b) whether it is a fact that work of cleanliness and maintenance in the said park is not up to the standard, if so, the action taken against those found responsible for the same during the last one year; and (c) the steps taken / being taken by the government to improve the condition of that park?
Starred Capital Administration and Development Division
Senate 15 261 5
Will the Minister Incharge of Capital Administration and Development Division be pleased to state the steps taken / being taken by the Government to stop dumping of garbage in the open areas of ICT?
Starred Capital Administration and Development Division
Senate 15 261 5
Will the Minister Incharge of the Capital Administration and Development Division be pleased to state the steps being taken by the Government to control the pollen allergy in Islamabad?
Starred Capital Administration and Development Division
Senate 15 261 5
Will the Minister for Commerce be pleased to state the steps being taken by the Government to incorporate quality, education, training, skills and health status of the work force in export related policies of the country in order to increase exports of the country?
Starred Commerce
Senate 15 261 5
Will the Minister Incharge of the Aviation Division be pleased to state: (a) the names of sections or services being outsourced at Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad Airports; (b) the names of owners / share holders of Royal International Airport Services Company providing airport services in the country; and (c) whether there is any proposal under consideration of the Government to give some of responsibilities of Civil Aviation to the said company?
Starred Aviation Division
Senate 15 261 5
Will the Minister Incharge of the Establishment Division be pleased to state: (a) the details of pension and other benefits admissible to the officers in BPS-21 and 22 on their retirement; (b) the detail of law or rules or executive order under which the said pension and benefits are allowed to those Officers: (c) whether any officer(s) has or have availed the said benefits over and above those allowed by the law or rule during the last ten years, if so, the details and reasons thereof; and (d) whether the said officers when re-employed in any capacity in the Government sector are allowed to receive both the salary of the new assignment and the pension?
Starred Establishment Division
Senate 15 261 5
Will the the Minister for Commerce be pleased to state the steps taken by the Government to safeguard the interests of private and public sector firms of the country and to enable them to sell their products in global markets at competitive prices?
Starred Commerce
Senate 15 261 5
Will the Minister Incharge of the Climate Change Division be pleased to state: (a) the steps taken by the present Government to coordinate and provide guidelines to Provincial Governments to increase forest cover in the country; and (b) the mechanism devised by the government to ensure proper implementation of the said guidelines by those Government?
Starred Climate Change Division
Senate 15 261 5
Will the Minister Incharge of the Capital Administration and Development Division be pleased to state: (a) the present status of the project for extension of Government Polyclinic Hospital, Islamabad; (b) the measurement of land of Argentina park included / to be included in the said project / hospital; (c) whether PC-1 for the said project has been prepared / approved, if so, the details thereof; (d) the amount allocated for the said project during the current fiscal year; and (e) the time by which that project will be completed?
Starred Capital Administration and Development Division
Senate 15 261 5
Will the Minister Incharge of the Aviation Division be pleased to state whether it is a fact that according to the Pakistan International Airlines Corporation (Conversion) Act, 2016, the PIA has been converted into a Public Limited Company, if so, the present status of implementation of the same?
Starred Aviation Division
Senate 15 261 5
Will the Minister Incharge of the Establishment Division be pleased to state the names and designations of the officers in BPS-20 and above who are posted as OSD at present indicating also the reasons for the same and the time by which they will be assigned regular postings / duties?
Starred Establishment Division
Senate 15 261 5
Will the Minister Incharge of the Aviation Division be pleased to state: (a) the rules and procedure laid down for submission of applications for issuance of licenses to new private Airlines in the country under the Civil Aviation Policy, 2015 indicating also the time period during which the same are finalized; and (b) the details of applicants who applied for issuance of the said licenses during the last five years?
Starred Aviation Division
Senate 15 261 5
Will the Minister Incharge of the Aviation Division be pleased to state: (a) the number of aircrafts with Pakistan International Airlines at present; (b) the number of persons working in the said Airlines; and (c) the steps being taken by the Government to control the losses of that Airlines and make it viable?
Starred Aviation Division
Senate 15 261 5
Will the Minister Incharge of the Climate Change Division be pleased to state whether there is any proposal under consideration of the Government to evolve an up to date monitoring system for timely warning of impending disasters, if so, the details thereof?
Starred Climate Change Division
Senate 15 261 5
Will the Minister Incharge of the Aviation Division be pleased to state: (a) whether there is any proposal under consideration of the Government to purchase new aeroplanes for PIA, if so, the details thereof; and (b) the number of unserviceable aeroplanes with PIA at present?
Starred Aviation Division
Senate 15 261 5
Will the Minister for Commerce be pleased to state the steps being taken by the Government to increase the export of fresh and dry fruits of the country?
Starred Commerce
Senate 15 261 5
Will the Minister for Commerce be pleased to state: (a) the names and major functions of the departments and organizations working under the administrative control of the Ministry of Commerce; (b) the amount allocated for development and non-development expenditures of the said Ministry, its attached departments, subordinate offices, autonomous and semi-autonomous organizations and corporations during the fiscal year 2015-16; and (c) the steps being taken by the Government to reduce the nondevelopment expenditures of that Ministry, its attached departments, sub-ordinate offices, autonomous and semiautonomous organization and corporations?
Starred Commerce
Senate 15 261 5
Will the Minister Incharge of the Establishment Division be pleased to state the names and designations of all the Federal Government servants who have foreign spouses at present?
Starred Establishment Division
Senate 15 261 5
Will the Minister Incharge of the Aviation Division be pleased to state: (a) the number of aeroplanes purchased by PIA during the last five years; (b) whether the procedure as per international standards was adopted for purchase of the said aeroplanes, if so, the details thereof; and (c) the number of aeroplanes with PIA at present indicating also the age and life of the same in each case?
Starred Aviation Division
Senate 15 261 5
Will the Minister for Commerce be pleased to state the quantity of chromite exported to various countries during the last five years indicating also the name of country and quantity exported in each case with year wise break-up?
Starred Commerce
Senate 15 261 5
Will the Minister for Commerce be pleased to state the details of mineral exported during the last five years indicating also the name and quantity of each mineral and the name of country to which the same was exported?
Starred Commerce
Senate 15 261 5
Will the Minister Incharge of the Climate Change Division be pleased to state: (a) the amount allocated for developmental and non-developmental expenditures of the Ministry of Climate Change Division during the financial year 2015-16; (b) the details of projects on which the said developmental expenditures were made; and (c) the steps being taken by the Government to reduce the nondevelopmental expenditures of the said Ministry?
Starred Climate Change Division
Senate 15 261 5
Will the Minister for Commerce be pleased to state the steps being taken by the Government to activate the regional economic associations including the SAARC to expand trade volume of Pakistan, with member countries of the same?
Starred Commerce
Senate 15 261 5
Will the Minister Incharge of the Climate Change Division be pleased to state: (a) the mandate of Emergency Relief and Rehabilitation Department working under the administrative control of the Cabinet Division; and (b) the role played by the said department during floods in the country during the last year?
Starred Climate Change Division
Senate 15 261 5
Will the Minister Incharge of the Capital Administration and Development Division be pleased to state: (a) whether it is a fact that CDA has allotted land to foreigners in Islamabad for commercial purposes during the period from 2014 to 2016, if so, the location of the land, name of the allottee and country of his origin in each case; and (b) the advantages to be accrued to the country from the said allotment of the land?
Starred Capital Administration and Development Division
Senate 15 261 5
Will the Minister for Commerce be pleased to state: (a) the volume of exports and imports of the country during the last six months; and (b) the steps being taken by the Government to increase exports of the country?
Starred Commerce
Senate 15 261 5
Will the Minister Incharge of the Establishment Division be pleased to state: (a) the procedure laid down for appointment or posting of the Chief Secretary and Inspector General of Police (IGP) in the four Provinces, Azad Jammu and Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan; and (b) the names, education qualifications and place of domicile of the Chief Secretaries and IGPs posted in the four Province, Azad Jammu and Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan at present?
Starred Establishment Division
Senate 15 261 5
Will the Minister for Textile Industry be pleased to state: (a) the number of vehicles at the disposal of the Ministry of Textile Industry indicating also the names and designation of officers who are using the same at present; and (b) the expenditure incurred of fuel, repair and maintenance of the said vehicles during the last three years with month wise break up?
Starred Textile Industry
Senate 15 261 5
Will the Minister Incharge of the Capital Administration and Development Division be pleased to state whether it is a fact that two bridges on Lehtrar road, Islamabad are in depleted condition for long time but the same have not been rebuilt so far, if so, the reasons thereof and the time by which the same will be rebuild?
Starred Capital Administration and Development Division
Senate 15 261 5
Will the Minister for Commerce be pleased to state: (a) the trade deficit of the country since 2013; and (b) the steps taken by the present Government to control the said deficit and the results thereof?
Starred Commerce
Senate 15 261 5
Will the Minister Incharge of the Capital Administration and Development Division be pleased to state: (a) whether it is a fact that the Government has started to establish a Federal Breast Cancer Screening Center at PIMS, Islamabad, if so, the details thereof; and (b) the amount allocated, released and spent on the said project during the fiscal year 2016-17?
Starred Capital Administration and Development Division
Senate 15 261 5
Will the Minister Incharge of the Aviation Division be pleased to state: (a) the details of the scheme for Establishment of Flood Forecasting and Warning System for Kalpani Nullah Basin, Mardan; and (b) the amount allocated, released and spent on the said scheme during the fiscal year 2016-17?
Starred Aviation Division
Senate 15 261 5
Will the Minister Incharge of the Capital Administration and Development Division be pleased to state:- (a) the number and locations of fly-overs and under-passes constructed in Islamabad indicating also the date of construction and present condition of the same in each case; (b) the mechanism devised for maintenance and load testing of the said fly-overs and under-passes; and (c) the amount allocated for and spent on the maintenance of those fly-overs and under-passes during the last three years?
Starred Capital Administration and Development Division
Senate 15 261 5
Will the Minister Incharge of the Aviation Division be pleased to state: (a) whether it is a fact that neither the posts of technical staff particularly the Sub-Engineers in Pakistan Metrological Department have been upgraded nor the incumbents of these posts have been promoted since long, if so, the reasons thereof; and (b) whether there is any proposal under consideration of the Government to upgrade the said posts and promote the incumbent Sub-Engineers in that Department, if so, when?
Starred Aviation Division
Senate 15 261 5
Will the Minister for Commerce be pleased to refer to Senate starred question No. 115 replied on 17th January, 2017 and state: (a) the trade deficit of the country during the last three years with country wise break up; and (b) whether any action has been taken against the commercial attachés and counselors posted in the said countries on account of their poor performance during that period, if so, the details thereof?
Starred Commerce
Senate 15 261 5
Will the Minister for Commerce be pleased to state: (a) the volume of exports of the country during the last three years with item wise and country wise break up; and (b) whether it is a fact that exports of the country have decreased during the said period, if so, the reasons thereof?
Starred Commerce
Senate 15 261 5
Will the Minister Incharge of the Aviation Division be pleased to state whether there is any proposal under consideration of the government for installation of Facial Recognition System (FRS) at airports in the country, if so, the details of the project and salient features of the said system?
Starred Aviation Division
Senate 15 261 5
Will the Minister Incharge of the Capital Administration and Development Division be pleased to state the names and grades of the officers and officials working in the Capital Administration and Development Division, its attached departments and sub-ordinate offices whose educational certificates and degrees were found fake during the last three years and the action taken against them?
Starred Capital Administration and Development Division
Senate 15 261 5
Will the Minister Incharge of the Capital Administration and Development Division be pleased to state: (a) whether it is a fact that the Government has started a project for Establishment of a Unit for Shredding, Sterilization and Disposal of Waste at PIMS, Islamabad, if so, the details thereof; and (b) the amount allocated, released and spent on the said project during the fiscal year 2016-17?
Starred Capital Administration and Development Division
Senate 15 261 5
Will the Minister Incharge of the Capital Administration and Development Division be pleased to state: (a) whether it is a fact that there is shortage of supply of potable water in Islamabad, if so, the reasons thereof; and (b) the steps being taken by the Government to resolve the said issue?
Starred Capital Administration and Development Division
Senate 15 261 5
Will the Minister Incharge of the Aviation Division be pleased to state the steps being taken by the Government to improve the capabilities of Pakistan Meteorological departments and carry out capacity building of its staff upto the district level to counter any emergency situation?
Starred Aviation Division
Senate 15 261 7
Will the Minister for Housing and Works be pleased to stat: (a) whether it is a fact that a number of Government accommodations have been allotted to non-entitled or private persons in Islamabad and other cities at present, if so, the details thereof; and (b) the number of Government employees on general waiting list at present?
Starred Housing & Works
Senate 15 261 7
Will the Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources be pleased to state the names, designations grades and place of domicile of persons who have been appointed in Pakistan Petroleum Limited and Pakistan State Oil during the last five years?
Starred Petroleum and Natural Resources
Senate 15 261 7
Will the Minister for Law and Justice be pleased to state: (a) whether it is fact that the post of Registrar, Federal Service Tribunal, Islamabad is lying vacant, if so, the reasons thereof; and (b) the procedure laid down for appointment to the post of Registrar in the said Tribunal?
Starred Law and Justice
Senate 15 261 7
Will the Minister Incharge of the Prime Minister’s Office be pleased to state: (a) the quantum of electricity produced by the nuclear power plants in the country during the last five years; and (b) the expenditure incurred on the maintenance of the said plants during that period?
Starred Prime Minister’s Office
Senate 15 261 7
Will the Minister for Housing and Works be pleased to state: (a) whether it is a fact that the schedule of payment has been issued to allottees to deposit cost of residential plots in Bhara Kahu Housing Scheme Phase-IV, Islamabad, if so, the details thereof; and (b) the time by which possession of plots will be handed-over to those employees who have already been issued provisional allotment letters in the said scheme?
Starred Housing & Works
Senate 15 261 7
Will the Minister for Water and Power be pleased to state: (a) the names and capacity of power generating projects functioning in the country at present; and (b) the steps taken by the present Government to seek foreign investment in power generation sector during the next two years?
Starred Water & Power
Senate 15 261 7
Will the Minister for Water and Power be pleased to state whether there is any proposal under consideration of the Government to abolish or lower the rates of taxes being collected from consumers through electricity bills, if so, when?
Starred Water & Power
Senate 15 261 7
Will the Minister for Religious Affairs and Inter-Faith Harmony be pleased to state the number of NOCs issued for Hajj and Umrah purposes during the last two years indicating also the names and addresses of the persons in whose favour the same were issued?
Starred Religious Affairs and Inter-faith Harmony
Senate 15 261 7
Will the Minister for Housing and Works be pleased to state the names, designations, grades and names of departments of the persons on general waiting list who have been allotted Government accommodations of B, C, and D types since January, 2016, indicating also the dates of submission of application and date of allotment in each case?
Starred Housing & Works
Senate 15 261 7
Will the Minister for Water and Power be pleased to state: (a) the power generated from Tarbela and Mangla Dams during the last five years; (b) the expentiture incurred on the maintenance of the said dams during that period; and (c) whether there is any proposal under consideration of the Government to improve the power generation capacity of the said dams in future?
Starred Water & Power
Senate 15 261 7
Will the Minister for Water and Power be pleased to state the upfront tariff determined for energy generated from the Quaid-e-Azam Solar Park?
Starred Water & Power
Senate 15 261 7
Will the Minister for Law and Justice be pleased to state whether it is a fact that the Ministry of Human Rights has been merged in the Ministry of Law and Justice, if so, the purposes and justification thereof?
Starred Law and Justice
Senate 15 261 7
Will the Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources be pleased to state whether it is a fact that the Government has granted licenses for exploration of oil and gas in Kotal, Karak Shumali and Paharpur Blocks to M/s OMV, Talasi and KPNV respectively under the Petroleum Exploration and Production Policy, 2012, if so, the location of the blocks, date of launching the work amount invested and result or success achieved so far in each case?
Starred Petroleum and Natural Resources
Senate 15 261 7
Will the Minister for Water and Power be pleased to state the names of sectors and areas in Islamabad which face acute shortage of electricity due to installation of less number of transformers indicating also the details of steps taken by the present Government to resolve the issue?
Starred Water & Power
Senate 15 261 7
Will the Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources be pleased to state whether it is a fact that the National Institute of Health, Islamabad has not been provided with the facility of natural gas despite depositing the amount of demand notice for the same, if so, the reasons thereof?
Starred Petroleum and Natural Resources
Senate 15 261 7
Will the Minister for Water and Power be pleased to state the names and locations of new power generating projects approved, during the current financial year?
Starred Water & Power
Senate 15 261 7
Will the Minister for Human Rights be pleased to state that the steps being taken by the Government to create awareness amongst women, particularly in rural areas about their rights and relevant laws to safeguard their rights?
Starred Human Rights
Senate 15 261 7
Will the Minister for Water and Power be pleased to state: (a) whether any mechanism has been evolved to manage electricity loadshedding in the coming month of Ramzan, if so, the details thereof; and (b) the steps taken by the present Government to overcome the problem of loadshedding in the country?
Starred Water & Power
Senate 15 261 7
Will the Minister for Water and Power be pleased to state: (a) whether there is any proposal under consideration of the Government to conduct a study regarding the threat to the country of becoming water scarce in future, if so, the details thereof; and (b) the steps taken by the present Government to ward off the said threat to the country?
Starred Water & Power
Senate 15 261 7
Will the Minister for Water and Power be pleased to state: (a) the steps taken by the Government to increase storage capacity of small and large dams in the country during the last three years indicating also the expenditure incurred on each dam with yearwise breakup; and (b) whether there is any proposal under consider of the Government to further improve storage capacity of the said dams, if so, the details thereof?
Starred Water & Power
Senate 15 261 7
Will the Minister for Religious Affairs and Inter-Faith Harmony be pleased to state the amount of Zakat collected from public and private banks and other sources separately during the last five years with year wise, province wise and district wise break up?
Starred Religious Affairs and Inter-faith Harmony
Senate 15 261 7
Will the Minister for Water and Power be pleased to state: (a) the details including locations of hydropower projects of India which can affect water supply to Pakistan; and (Rs. in Million) (b) whether India has the rights under Indus Water Treaty to construct the said projects?
Starred Water & Power
Senate 15 261 7
Will the Minister for Parliamentary Affairs be pleased to state the number of persons appointed in the Election Commission of Pakistan under the Aghaz-e-Haqooq-e-Baloshistan programme in addition to the normal prescribed quota of Balochistan during the last three years with grade wise break up?
Starred Parliamentary Affairs
Senate 15 261 7
Will the Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources be pleased to state: (a) the rank of district Sanghar, Sindh, in terms of generation of gas, amongst the other gas producing districts in the country; (b) whether it is a fact that Government has imposed ban on provision of new gas connections in the said district; and (c) the criteria laid down for imposition of ban on the provision of new gas connections in an area particularly that where Gas fields are located?
Starred Petroleum and Natural Resources
Senate 15 261 7
Will the Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources be pleased to state: (a) the volume of natural gas lost under the Unaccounted for Gas (UFG) during the last four years indicating also the value thereof; and (b) whether it is a fact that 400 MCF of gas is being lost every day on account of theft, leakage and measurements error, if so, the steps taken by the present Government to control the same?
Starred Petroleum and Natural Resources
Senate 15 261 7
Will the Minister for Water and Power be pleased to state: (a) the industrial tariff including the fuel adjustment charges levied on B-I and B-2 electricity connection in 2012-13 and its rate at present; and (b) whether any increase has been made in the said tariff since 2012-13, if so, the reasons thereof?
Starred Water & Power
Senate 15 261 7
Will the Minister for Water and Power be pleased to state the salient features of Pakistan’s National Water Conservation Policy?
Starred Water & Power
Senate 15 261 7
Will the Minister for Housing and Works be pleased to state: (a) whether it is a fact that the allotees of plots in Sector G-14/1-2-3 have not been given possession of plots despite the lapse of 12 years and depositing full payments of their plots, if so, the reasons thereof; and (b) whether it is also a fact that land of sub-sector 1 of the said sector has not been got vacated from its occupants so far, if so, the reasons thereof and the time by which the same will be get vacated?
Starred Housing & Works
Senate 15 261 7
Will the Minister for Housing and Works be pleased to state whether it is a fact that Government has decided to develop the newly opened Sector F-14 on priority basis while ignoring the development of other sectors opened many years ago, if so, the reasons thereof?
Starred Housing & Works
Senate 15 261 7
Will the Minister for Water and Power be pleased to state: (a) whether it is a fact that due to construction of Dasu Dam, the downstream of Eco-System and Fish Fauna in river Indus and its tributaries is being affected adversely, if so, the steps taken by the Government to protect the same; and (b) whether any expert in Fisheries or Ecology specialist has been consulted or included in the staff for the said project, if so, the details thereof?
Starred Water & Power
Senate 15 261 7
Will the Minister for Housing and Works be pleased to state the names, designations, names of departments, date of promotion to BPS-19, date of application and seniority number in General Waiting List of the persons who have been allotted G-type Government accommodations in Islamabad since January, 2016?
Starred Housing & Works
Senate 15 261 7
Will the Minister for Housing and Works be pleased to state: (a) the criteria laid down for assigning seniority number to the applicants in General Waiting List for allotment of Government accommodations in Islamabad; and (b) whether it is a fact that the said list available on website of the Ministry of Housing and Works containing the details of applicants for allotment of G-type accommodations in not updated on regular basis, if so, the reasons thereof?
Starred Housing & Works
Senate 15 261 8
Will the Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control be pleased to state the number of persons working in BPS-1 to 22 in the Ministry of Interior and Narcotics Control, its attached departments, corporations, authorities, subordinate offices and autonomous and semiautonomous bodies with grade-wise and province-wise break-up?
Starred Interior and Narcotics Control
Senate 15 261 8
Will the Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control be pleased to state the number of prohibited and non-prohibited bore arms licenses issued by the Government during the last ten years with provincewise breakup?
Starred Interior and Narcotics Control
Senate 15 261 8
Will the Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control be pleased to state whether it is a fact that the Simli Dam road, Bhara Kahu, Islamabad is in dilapidated condition, if so, the time by which the same will be repaired or reconstructed?
Starred Interior and Narcotics Control
Senate 15 261 8
Will the Minister for Defence be pleased to state: (a) the details of pension and other benefits admissible to the officers of the rank of Major General and above of the Pakistan Army, Navy and Air Force on their retirement; (b) the name of the said shrines to which Government is providing funds to run their affairs indicating also the amount provided to each shrine during that period with year wise break up?
Starred Defence
Senate 15 261 8
Will the Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control be pleased to state: (a) whether it is a fact that completion of the scheme for construction of Service Road, North I-10/2, Islamabad has been delayed, if so, the reasons thereof; (b) whether it is a fact that substandard construction has been carried out on the section of the said road from I-9 to Chambeli road, if so, the reasons thereof; and (c) whether any quality check or examination of the construction material used in the said section of that road has been carried out, if so, the results thereof?
Starred Interior and Narcotics Control
Senate 15 261 8
Will the Minister for Railways be pleased to state the details of ongoing projects and development schemes which are being undertaken by Pakistan Railways out of its own resources?
Starred Railways
Senate 15 261 8
Will the Minister for Information and Broadcasting be pleased to state: (a) the amount allocated for developmental and non-developmental expenditures of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, its attached departments, sub-ordinate offices, autonomous and semi-autonomous organization and corporations during the fiscal year 2015-16; (b) the details of projects on which the said developmental expenditures were made; and (c) the steps being taken by the Government to reduce the nondevelopmental expenditures of the said Ministry, its attached departments, sub-ordinate offices, autonomous and semiautonomous organization and corporations?
Starred Information and Broadcasting
Senate 15 261 8
Will the Minister for Railways be pleased to state: (a) the amount allocated for developmental and non-developmental expenditures of the Ministry of Railways and Pakistan Railways during the financial year 2015-16; (b) the details of projects on which the said developmental expenditures were made; and (c) the steps being taken by the Government to reduce the nondevelopmental expenditures of the said Ministry and Pakistan Railways?
Starred Railways
Senate 15 261 8
Will the Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control be pleased to state: (a) whether it is a fact that the Government of Sindh has provided a list of 94 Madrasahs to the Federal Government with the request for vigilance and watch on their activities, if so, the date on which the request was made; and (b) whether any action has been taken by the Government in this regard, if so, its details and if not, the reasons thereof?
Starred Interior and Narcotics Control
Senate 15 261 8
Will the Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control be pleased to state: (a) the amount of financial assistance received by the Government from foreign countries for controlling terrorism in the country since 2013 indicating also the names of the countries which provided the same; and (b) the expenditure incurred by the Government on controlling terrorism in the country during the said period?
Starred Interior and Narcotics Control
Senate 15 261 8
Will the Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control be pleased to state: (a) the estimated number of drug addicts including those using hashish in the country at present with average age count and province wise break up; and (b) the number of the said addicts registered in the country during the last three years with year wise break up?
Starred Interior and Narcotics Control
Senate 15 261 8
Will the Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control be pleased to state the criteria and procedure laid down for selection or appointment of Chairman NADRA?
Starred Interior and Narcotics Control
Senate 15 261 8
Will the Minister for Information and Broadcasting be pleased to state: (a) whether it is a fact that due to misleading advertisements on electronic media the people particularly children are consuming tea whitener as milk; and (b) the steps taken by the present Government to monitor and take action against the said advertisements;
Starred Information and Broadcasting
Senate 15 261 8
Will the Minister for Defence be pleased to state: (a) whether it is fact that the employees and pensioners of the Heavy Mechanical Complex, Taxila are not being paid their salaries and pensions, if so, the reasons thereof indicating also the number of affected employees & pensioners and the time since which they have not been paid their salaries and pensions; and (b) the steps being taken by the Government to pay salaries and pensions to the said employees?
Starred Defence
Senate 15 261 8
Will the Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control be pleased to state the number of persons deputed for tree plantation, looking after flower beds or other related work in Islamabad?
Starred Interior and Narcotics Control
Senate 15 261 8
Will the Minister for Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit Baltistan be pleased to state: (a) the steps taken by the present Government for safety / security and welfare of Kalash community residing in Gilgit Baltistan; and (b) the steps taken by the present Government for their accessibility to the tourists in those areas?
Starred Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan
Senate 15 261 8
Will the Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control be pleased to state: (a) whether any arrangement has been made by the Government under the National Action Plan to coordinate with Provincial Governments to collect / compile complete data of the civilians and personnel of law enforcement agencies who have been martyred in terrorist attacks in the country; (b) whether the Federal Government provide any continuous financial assistance to the heirs of the said civilian martyrs apart from the initial compensation provided to them by the respective Provincial Governments; and (c) the steps taken / being taken by the Government for the welfare of the heirs of those martyrs?
Starred Interior and Narcotics Control
Senate 15 261 8
Will the Minister for Interior Narcotics Control be pleased to state: (a) the names, designations and educational qualifications of the persons working in National Forensic Laboratory; and (b) the facilities available in the said Laboratory as compared to the Punjab Forensic Laboratory?
Starred Interior and Narcotics Control
Senate 15 261 8
Will the Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control be pleased to state: (a) the number of Basic Health Units established in urban and rural areas of Islamabad; and (b) whether it is a fact that the present number of the said Units is not sufficient according to the population of Islamabad, if so, the time by which more such Units will be established in Islamabad?
Starred Interior and Narcotics Control
Senate 15 261 8
Will the Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control be pleased to state the names of factories manufacturing polythene bags in Islamabad indicating also the number of bags manufactured by each of the same during the last three years with year wise break up?
Starred Interior and Narcotics Control
Senate 15 261 8
Will the Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control be pleased to state: (a) the number of registered and unregistered NGOs working in the country at present; and (b) the criteria laid down for registration of the NGOs?
Starred Interior and Narcotics Control
Senate 15 261 8
Will the Minister for Railways be pleased to state whether it is a fact that thousands of acres of land of the Pakistan Railways is under illegal possession in the country, if so, the steps being taken by the Government to get the said land vacated?
Starred Railways
Senate 15 261 8
Will the Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control be pleased to state the number of cases of adulteration in food items and drinks reported in Islamabad during the year 2016-17 indicating also the number of hotels and restaurants found involved in the same and action taken against them?
Starred Interior and Narcotics Control
Senate 15 261 8
Will the Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control be pleased to state the amount received in the shape of cash and nazranas from the shrines under the administrative control of Auqaf Department, Islamabad during the last 10 years with year wise and shrine wise break up?
Starred Interior and Narcotics Control
Senate 15 261 8
Will the Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control be pleased to state: (a) the acreage of land purchased by the CBR Employees Cooperative Housing Society during the last six years indicating also the rate at which the same was purchased and the acreage of the same of which possession have been obtained by the Society; and (b) the name of person(s) or firm from which the said land was purchased indicating also the procedure adopted for selection of the person(s) or firm?
Starred Interior and Narcotics Control
Senate 15 261 8
Will the Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control be pleased to state whether it is a fact that a large number of youth from Pakistan are joining “Daish”, if so, the steps being taken by the Government in this regard?
Starred Interior and Narcotics Control
Senate 15 261 8
Will the Minister for Information and Broadcasting be pleased to state: (a) the number of art works in Pakistan National Council of Arts at present indicating also the estimated value of the same; (b) the procedure laid down for the audit of art works and other items in the said Council; and (c) the details of security arrangements made by that Council to safeguard the said items?
Starred Information and Broadcasting
Senate 15 261 8
Will the Minister for Information and Broadcasting be pleased to state: (a) whether it is a fact that the Government is going to privatize PTV Home and PTV Sports channels, if so, the reasons thereof; and (b) the average annual income and the proposed price of privatization of the said channels; and (c) the term and conditions under which those channels will be privatized?
Starred Information and Broadcasting
Senate 15 261 8
Will the Minister for Defence be pleased to state the number of persons working in Survey of Pakistan with grade wise and province wise breakup?
Starred Defence
Senate 15 261 8
Will the Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control be pleased to state: (a) the detail of ongoing schemes under the Mohmand Area Development Project; and (b) the amount allocated, released and spent on the said project during the fiscal year 2016-17?
Starred Interior and Narcotics Control
Senate 15 261 8
Will the Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control be pleased to state whether it is a fact that illegal Pakistani immigrants deported by foreign countries during the last four years were sent abroad by various travel agents in the country, if so, the details thereof?
Starred Interior and Narcotics Control
Senate 15 261 9
Will the Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training be pleased to state: (a) the steps taken by the present government for development of human resources in the country; and (b) the name and locations of institutes imparting training for development of human resources in the country?
Starred Federal Education and Professional Training
Senate 15 261 9
Will the Minister for National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination be pleased to state the amount allocated by the Federal Government for various health programmes and schemes in the country since 2014 indicating also the objectives set out for the said programmes and those achieved in each case?
Starred National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination
Senate 15 261 9
Will the Minister for Ports and Shipping be pleased to state the share of China in the revenue of Gawadar port?
Starred Ports and Shipping
Senate 15 261 9
Will the Minister for National Food Security and Research be pleased to state the amount allocated for development projects of the Ministry of National Food Security and Research, its attached departments, subordinate offices, autonomous and semi-autonomous organizations/corporations during the fiscal year 2015-16 indicating also the details of project, amount allocated and spent and present status of the project in each case?
Starred National Food Security and Research
Senate 15 261 9
Will the Minister for Communications be pleased to state the details of national highways constructed / being constructed in the country by the National Highways Authority during the last 2 years indicating also the length of said highways and the expenditure incurred / to be incurred on the same?
Starred Communication
Senate 15 261 9
Will the Minister for Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development be pleased to state: (a) the steps taken / being taken by the Government to control the activities of overseas employment promoters in the country who are involved in illegal immigration / human trafficking; and (b) whether the present Government has brought any increase in penalties / punishment for the said promoters, if not, the reasons thereof?
Starred Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development
Senate 15 261 9
Will the Minister for Foreign Affairs be pleased to state: (a) the names of Pakistani nationals imprisonal in USA at present indicating also the nature of offence and date of imprisonment in each case, separately; (b) the names of Pakistani nationals whose cases are under trial in different courts of the said country indicating also the nature and date of initiation of trial in each case; and (c) the details of the assistance, if any, being provided to the said prisoners by the Embassy of Pakistan?
Starred Foreign Affairs
Senate 15 261 9
Will the Minister for Communications be pleased to state: (a) the names and locations of toll plazas established on M-1 and M-2 Motorways; (b) the increase made in the rate of toll tax on the said toll plazas during the last five years with plaza wise breakup; and (c) the income received from those toll plazas during the said period with year wise and plaza wise breakup?
Starred Communication
Senate 15 261 9
Will the Minister for Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development be pleased to state: (a) the amount allocated for developmental and non-developmental expenditures of the Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development, its attached departments, sub-ordinate offices, autonomous and semi-autonomous organizations and corporations during the fiscal year 2015-16; (b) the details of projects on which the said developmental expenditures were made; and (c) the steps being taken by the Government to reduce the nondevelopmental expenditures of the said Ministry, its attached departments, sub-ordinate offices, autonomous and semiautonomous organizations and corporations?
Starred Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development
Senate 15 261 9
Will the Minister for Communications be pleased to state: (a) the number of post offices established in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa during the last four years; (b) whether there is any proposal under consideration of the Government to establish more post offices in the said province; and (c) the steps being taken by the Government to improve efficiency of Post offices in the country?
Starred Communication
Senate 15 261 9
Will the Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training be pleased to state; (a) the amount allocated for developmental and non-developmental expenditures of the Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training, its attached departments, sub-ordinate offices, autonomous and semi-autonomous organizations and corporations during the fiscal year 2015-16; (b) the details of projects on which the said developmental expenditures were made; and (c) the steps being by the Government to reduce the nondevelopmental expenditures of the said Ministry, its attached departments, sub-ordinate offices, autonomous and semiautonomous organizations and corporations?
Starred Federal Education and Professional Training
Senate 15 261 9
Will the Minister for Foreign Affairs be pleased to state: (a) the number of persons working in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Pakistan Embassies and Missions abroad separately with grade wise and province wise breakup; (b) the number of posts lying vacant in the said Ministry with grade wise and province wise break up; and (c) the number of Ambassadors and High Commissioners presently posted in Pakistan Embassies and Missions abroad with province wise breakup?
Starred Foreign Affairs
Senate 15 261 9
Will the Minister for Ports and Shipping be pleased to state the details of cargo shipments exported and imported under the Afghan Transit Trade Agreement through Karachi Port Trust during the period from 2014 to 2016?
Starred Ports and Shipping
Senate 15 261 9
Will the Minister for National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination be pleased to state the number of polio cases reported in the country during the years 2016 and 2017 with province wise break up?
Starred National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination
Senate 15 261 9
Will the Minister for National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination be pleased to state: (a) whether it is a fact that medicines are not being manufactured and sold under a single generic name in the country, if so, the reasons thereof; and (b) the steps taken by the present Government to eradicate the said practice?
Starred National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination
Senate 15 261 9
Will the Minister for National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination be pleased to state: (a) the amount of foreign aid received for eradication of polio in the country during the last three years and its disbursement with province-wise breakup; and (b) the number of polio cases reported in the country during the said period?
Starred National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination
Senate 15 261 9
Will the Minister for Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development be pleased to state the steps being taken by the Government to promote Pakistani manpower in international job market?
Starred Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development
Senate 15 261 9
Will the Minister for Communications be pleased to state the number of Date Trees planted on M-3 Motorway indicating also the expenditure incurred, date of plantation and present status of the same?
Starred Communication
Senate 15 261 9
Will the Minister for National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination be pleased to state: (a) the names of firms and their owners who have been alloted quota for import of Ephedrine during the last ten years; (b) the criteria laid down for allotment of quota for the import of the said item; and (c) the quantity and value of Ephedrine imported by those firms during the said period with year wise break up indicating also the names of suppliers in each case?
Starred National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination
Senate 15 261 9
Will the Minister for Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development be pleased to state: (a) the number of Pakistani nationals presently working abroad; and (b) the facilities being provided to those workers by the Pakistan Missions abroad?
Starred Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development
Senate 15 261 9
Will the Minister for National Food Security and Research be pleased to state the steps taken by the present Government to improve the agricultural technology and promote adoption of modern agricultural methods by the agriculture sector in the country?
Starred National Food Security and Research
Senate 15 261 9
Will the Minister for Communications be pleased to state whether it is a fact that Prime Minister had announced to include Chakdara-Dir-Chitral road in CPEC project during his last visit to Chitral, if so, the progress made so far and the time by which the same will be completed?
Starred Communication
Senate 15 261 9
Will the Minister for Communications be pleased to state whether it is a fact that the Government has approved a project for construction of Chitral-Garm Chashma Road, if so, the details thereof indicating also the estimated cost, amount allocated during the fiscal year 2016-17 and expected dates of starting and completing of work on the same?
Starred Communication
Senate 15 261 9
Will the Minister for Communications be pleased to state the budget allocated released and utilized by the National Highways Authority for its projects in the Sindh province during the last five years with year wise and project wise break up?
Starred Communication
Senate 15 261 9
Will the Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training be pleased to state: (a) whether the faculty members appointed under the Tenure Track System (TTS) in the Universities are allowed to assume administrative responsibilities in those Universities as per the conditions and instructions of HEC; (b) the number of the said faculty members in Quaid-e-Azam University, Allama Iqbal Open University, International Islamic University and COMSATS, Islamabad working on administrative posts; and (c) whether those faculty members are given any extra-financial benefits like medical facility, accommodation and pension, if so, the details thereof?
Starred Federal Education and Professional Training
Senate 15 261 9
Will the Minister for National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination be pleased to state: (a) the number of applications received for registration and recognition of private medical colleges in the country during the last three years indicating also the number of the same which have been approved; and (b) the number of the said applications which were rejected and the reasons for rejection thereof?
Starred National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination
Senate 15 261 9
Will the Minister for Foreign Affairs be pleased to state the details of Ambassadors and High Commissioners posted in America, Latin American and European countries with province wise break up?
Starred Foreign Affairs
Senate 15 261 9
Will the Minister for Foreign Affairs be pleased to state: (a) the number of persons belonging to Balochistan working in BPS-1 to 16 in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs indicating also the number of those having domicile and local certificates separately; (b) whether the quota reserved for Balochistan against posts in the said grades has been filled in; and (c) whether the domicile and local certificate of those persons have been verified from their respective districts in Balochistan?
Starred Foreign Affairs
Senate 15 261 10
Will the Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms he pleased to state: (a) the development funds allocated for Members National Assembly and released to each MNA since the fiscal year 2013-14 with year wise break up; and (b) whether it is a fact that no development funds have been issued to the Members of the Senate during the said period, if so, the reasons thereof?
Starred Planning, Development and Reform
Senate 15 261 10
Will the Minister for Finance, Revenue, Economic 4ffairs, Statistics and Privatization be pleased to state the estimated financial impact or burden on Pakistan for providing security to Chinese road and sea convoys under the CPEC programme?
Starred Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization
Senate 15 261 10
Will the Minister for Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization be pleased to state: (a) the names and location of free economic zones in Pakistan; and (b) the details of facilities being provided to industries in those zones?
Starred Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization
Senate 15 261 10
Will the Minister for Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization be pleased to state; (a) the amount of agricultural loans waived off during the last ten years with province wise break up including FATA; and (b) whether it is a fact that the loans granted to the farmers in Balochistan for installation of tube wells are not being waived off if so, the reasons thereof?
Starred Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization
Senate 15 261 10
Will the Minister for Industries and Production be pleased to state: (a) the details of incentives or subsidies given to the industrialists in the country during the last four years with year wise and sector wise break up; and (b) the growth registered in the industrial sector on account of the said incentives and subsidies during that period with year wise and sector wise break up?
Starred Industries & Production
Senate 15 261 10
Will the Minister for Industries and Production be pleased to state: (a) the names and locations car manufacturing companies in public and private sector in the country; and (b) the number of cars manufactured in the said companies during the last five years with make-wise company-wise and year wise break up?
Starred Industries & Production
Senate 15 261 10
Will the Minister for Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization be pleased to state the amount paid as taxes by the Milk companies registered in the country during the last five years indicating also the name of company, the name of owner and amount paid in each case with year wise break up?
Starred Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization
Senate 15 261 10
Will the Minister for Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization be pleased to refer to the Senate starred question No. 56, replied on 5th November, 2015 and to state the purpose of establishment of the Habib Bank Welfare Trust and the details of its deed?
Starred Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization
Senate 15 261 10
Will the Minister for Planning, Development and Reform be pleased to state: (a) the number of persons recruited in security force raised for provision of security to CPEC programme with province wise break up; and (b) whether foreigners have also been included in the said force, if so, the details thereof
Starred Planning, Development and Reform
Senate 15 261 10
Will the Minister Science and Technology be pleased to state: (a) the criteria laid down for transparency of the examinations and tests being conducted by the National Testing Service (NTS); and (b) the name of departments responsible for monitoring the standard and transparency of the examinations being conducted by the NTS?
Starred Science and Technology
Senate 15 261 10
Will the Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms be pleased to state whether it is a fact that work has been started on Hakla-DI Khan section of the western route of CPEC, if so, the expected date of completion of the same?
Starred Planning, Development and Reform
Senate 15 261 10
Will the Minister for Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization be pleased to state: (a) the number of persons who have been granted new loans by ZTBL during the last four years indicating also the amount of loans granted to them; and (b) the number of cases in which the loans have been rolled over by the said Bank during that period indicating also the amount involved in the same?
Starred Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization
Senate 15 261 10
Will the Minister for Industries and Production be pleased to state: (a) the annual production of steel in the country at present; (b) whether it is a fact that due to launching of major infrastructure projects the demand for steel production is increasing in the country; and (c) whether there is any proposal under consideration of the Government to make a National Steel Policy to protect the interests of local industry and encourage investment in the said sector, if so, the details thereof?
Starred Industries & Production



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