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Ahmed Bilal Mehboob

Ahmed Bilal Mehboob is the president of Pakistan-based think tank, PILDAT.

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How much should legislators be paid?

Around mid-June, the Senate Standing Committee on Finance unanimously cleared an amendment to the Members of Parliament (Salaries and Allowances) Act that allowed the family members of parliamentarians to avail air tickets un-utilized by parliamentarians. 

June 29, 2020

Parliament in times of COVID-19

Should parliament continue working despite the coronavirus pandemic? At least some civil society organizations in Pakistan earlier thought so and demanded that both parliament and provincial assemblies continue meeting during the crisis.

April 06, 2020