ISLAMABAD: The opposition parties in the National Assembly on Friday walked out from the proceedings over non-issuance of production order of PML-N-MNA Khawaja Saad Rafique.

The Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif said that there has been delay in issuing production orders of the Khawaja Saad Rafique despite requests made to the NA Speaker in last sitting.

He requested the chair to issue Saad's production order following which the NA Speaker Asad Qaiser said that legal opinion has been sought into this matter.

PPPP MNA Raja Pervez Ashraf also expressed concerns over non-issuance of production order and joined the PML-N walkout along with his party colleagues. Earlier, the BNP Parliamentary Leader Muhammad Akhtar Mengal also walked out from proceedings of the House on the same issue.

Following the walkout by the opposition, the chair adjourned the House to meet again on December 17 (Monday) at 4 p.m.

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