Low attendance of members observed

ISLAMABAD, October 15, 2012: Starting 30 minutes behind schedule the fourth sitting of the 47th session witnessed low attendance of members as 28 were present at start and 30 were there at the adjournment.

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National Assembly: Low Attendance Persists

ISLAMABAD, October 15, 2012: Starting an hour and 10 minutes late, the seventh sitting of ongoing 46th session which met for two hours and 15 minutes on Monday witnessed low attendance of Members in the National Assembly. Only 47 legislators were present at the outset and 75 were there at the adjournment.

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National Assembly: Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill 2011 passed

ISLAMABAD, October 14, 2012: The National Assembly, which met for two hours and 27 minutes during the third sitting of the 47th session, unanimously passed the Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill 2011. Additionally, the Federal Public Service Commission (Amendment) Bill 2010 was not taken up by the House.

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National Assembly: Low Attendance Persists

ISLAMABAD, October 12, 2012: The National Assembly, which met for an hour and 25 minutes during the sixth sitting of the ongoing session, witnessed low attendance of Members. Only 92 (27%) Members were present at the outset while there were 90 (26%) at the end of the sitting

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National Assembly: Low Interest of MPs in Parliamentary Session

ISLAMABAD, October 11, 2012: The National Assembly, which met for two hour and 14 minutes during the fifth sitting of the ongoing session, continued to witness low interest of legislators. Only 88 Members were present at the outset of the sitting while 45 were there at the adjournment.

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National Assembly: Attack on Malala condemned

ISLAMABAD, October 10, 2012: The National Assembly on Wednesday unanimously adopted a supplementary
resolution to condemn the attack on 14-year old Malala Yousafzai. After the House suspended the usual proceedings, 60% of the sitting time was consumed by debate on the resolution – an hour and 33

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National Assembly: All Agenda Items Left Unaddressed

The National Assembly, which met for an hour and 39 minutes during the third sitting of the ongoing session, did not take up any of the agenda items listed for the Orders of the Day. A total of 36 Items appeared on the agenda, including four bills and six resolutions, which were left unaddressed. The sitting was also marked by low attendance of Members as 82 were present at the start and 72 at the adjournment.

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Sitting Marked by Low Attendance of Members

ISLAMABAD, October 8, 2012: The National Assembly, which met for two hours and 49 minutes during the second sitting of the ongoing session, witnessed low attendance of Members. Ninety-three were present at the outset and only 36 were there at the adjournment.

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Most of Agenda Left Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, October 8, 2012: Starting an hour and 13 minutes late, the first sitting of 86th session on Monday witnessed low attendance of Senators. Fourteen were present at the outset while 26 were there at the adjournment.

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Most of Agenda Left Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, October 5, 2012: Starting 84 minutes late, the National Assembly which met for an hour and 58 minutes left most of the agenda unaddressed during the first sitting of the 46th session on Friday.

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