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MPA

abbr.
1. Master of Public Administration
2. Master of Public Accounting
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Among 19 MPAs, nine belonged to ruling Pakistan Tehri-e-Insaf (PTI), four to Mutahidda Majlis-e-Amal (MMA), three to Baluchistan Awami Party (BAP), one Awami National Party (ANP), one Jamat-e-Islami and one Independent.
He said that MPAs would stay in Shahi Mehman Khana till the construction of new blocks in the old hostel.
Scottish ministers were given powers to designate MPAs in Scottish territorial and offshore waters under the Marine (Scotland) Act 2010 and the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009.
'So far, we have three sites that are building networks of locally managed MPAs. We have Verde Island Passage, the network is at the provincial level; Davao Gulf and in Surigao, which are building networks of cities and municipalities with existing MPAS,' Norievill Espana, conservation officer of SmartSeas Project, a foreign-assisted project being implemented by the DENR through the Biodiversity Management Bureau (BMB).
KARACHI -- There are a number of Pakistan Peoples' Party (PPP) Members of Provincial Assemblies (MPA) who have been inducted in the Sindh cabinet by Chief Minister (CM) Syed Murad Ali Shah with multiple portfolios thus, badly affecting the performance of provincial departments, Pakistan Today has learnt.
According to Rodriguez, the country has delivered on its commitment to create more MPAs with the enactment of Republic Act 11038, or the Expanded National Integrated Protected Areas System (E-NIPAS) Act, earlier this year.
During the PA budget session last week, Speaker Pervaiz Elahi had issued show-cause notices to half a dozen PML-N MPAs for allegedly attacking the assembly staff, vandalising furniture and using abusive language about the government, and had banned their entry to the assembly during the ongoing budget sessions.
From the PTI's camp, some MPAs are fueling the matter by demanding that PML-N's legislators be compelled to pay damages amounting to an estimated Rs900,000.
Party Leader Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Jahangir Tareen and Chaudhry Sarwar have been directed by the PTI Chairman Imran Khan to establish contacts with independent MPAs.
It had been observed that the Chief Ministers remained blackmailed at the hands of MPAs or groups of MPAs imposing their will.