First Sitting of NA debates Load Shedding, Oil Prices

ISLAMABAD, October 3, 2011: The National Assembly met for three hours and 22 minutes during the first sitting of the 35th session on Monday, reports the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on the National Assembly Proceedings.

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NA Session Prorogued After a Single Sitting

ISLAMABAD, September 12, 2011: The National Assembly met for two hours and 20 minutes during the only sitting of the 34th session on Monday, reports the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on the National Assembly Proceedings.

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33rd NA Session Only 47 Members take part in debate on law and order

ISLAMABAD, August 15, 2011: The 33rd session of the National Assembly spent half the time on discussing the law and order, especially in Karachi and Quetta, but only 14% Members took part in it. A total of 47 Members – 44 male Members and three female Members – took part in the debate on law and order.

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Attendance Remains Low in Last Sitting of 33rd NA Session

ISLAMABAD, August 12, 2011: The National Assembly met for an hour and 35 minutes during the last sitting of the 33rd session. The sitting which started 35 minutes late witnessed low attendance of Members, with only 45 Members present at the beginning and 104 present when the sitting was adjourned.

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9th Sitting NA continues debate on Violence in Karachi,Quetta

ISLAMABAD, August 11, 2011: The National Assembly met for an hour and 50 minutes during the ninth sitting of the 33rd session. A total of 109 Members (32% of total Membership) were present at the outset, while 94 (28%) were present when the sitting was adjourned. The Quorum was visibly lacking at various stages of the sitting, but it was not pointed out by any of the Members.

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NA spends 63% of 8th sitting time on debate on law and order

ISLAMABAD, August 10, 2011: The National Assembly met for two hours and nine minutes with low Members’ attendance in the eighth sitting of the ongoing 33rd session. A total of 92 Members were present at the outset, while 84 were present when the sitting was adjourned. The Quorum was visibly lacking at various stages of the sitting, but it was not pointed out by any of the Members.

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NA Continues Debate on Law and Order

ISLAMABAD, August 9, 2011: The National Assembly continued debate on Motion Under Rule 259 moved by a PMLN legislator on “the law and order situation in the country, particularly in Karachi and Quetta”, during the 7th sitting of ongoing 33rd session. A total of eleven members spoke on the motion for 101 minutes.

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National Assembly meets for just eight minutes in 6th sitting

ISLAMABAD, August 8, 2011: The National Assembly met for only eight minutes during the 6th sitting of the ongoing 33rd session. The sitting was marked by low Members’ attendance, with only 33 Members present at the outset and 35 present when the sitting was adjourned.

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Low-Attendance 5th Sitting Continues debate on Violence in Karachi, Quetta

ISLAMABAD August 5, 2011: The National Assembly met for an hour and 40 minutes during the fifth sitting of the ongoing 33rd session. The sitting which started 25 minutes late witnessed low attendance of Members, with only 28 Members present at the beginning and 85 present when the sitting was adjourned. A maximum of 118 Members was observed to be present at one point of the sitting.

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