?Frivolous? replies of IT minister force opposition to walk out

The opposition lawmakers on Friday walked out of the Sindh Assembly to protest against what they called unreasonable attitude of a provincial minister during the question hour of the session.The opposition legislators belonging to the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan and Grand Democratic Alliance (GDA) were irked by the behaviour of Minister for Information Technology and Environment Taimur Talpur.The opposition claimed that during the question hour, Talpur did not reply to their questions pertaining to the IT department in a satisfactory manner and instead exhibited uncalled for attitude.The leader of the opposition, PTI’s Firdous Shamim Naqvi, lamented a reply from Talpur who said there was no IT learning centre of the Sindh government anywhere in the province. To this, another PTI lawmaker Haleem Adil Sheikh quipped, “It is not the era of IT, in fact it is the era of JIT”.Khurrum Sher Zaman, another PTI legislator, regretted that the IT…

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