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facilities for women.
Another PML-N leader Malik Shakir Bashir Awan lauded incentives, offered in the budget for agriculture sector. He demanded zero-rated duty on import of machinery.
He said the interest on agriculture loans, taken by Thal farmers, should be abolished and electricity tariff of Khushab farmers should be fixed. University campus should be established in Khushab district, he added.
At the very outset of the proceedings, Shireen Mazari of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf drew the attention of the Speaker towards the incident of thrashing of Marvi Sarmid by JUI-F Senator Hafiz Hamdullah during a TV show and urged the speaker to do something for safeguarding the prestige of the womenfolk.
Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq said everyone should respect the women folk, irrespective of their political affiliation.—APP