National Assembly Meets for over 4 Hours in 3rd Sitting

ISLAMABAD, April 13, 2011: The National Assembly met for four hours and 17 minutes during the third sitting of the ongoing 30th session and debated upon the presidential address. The sitting witnessed low attendance of Members, with only 48 Members present at the outset and 30 at the end.

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3rd Parliamentary Year NA Registers Improvement in Legislation

ISLAMABAD, April 5, 2011: The National Assembly was observed to be more productive during the third parliamentary year (March 2010 – March 2011) in terms of taking up agenda items and focusing on legislation. Besides, passing landmarks in the form of the 18th and 19th Constitutional Amendments, the Assembly passed 29 out of 94 bills that came on the agenda during the third parliamentary year.

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NA suspends regular agenda to debate on assassination of Federal Minister

ISLAMABAD, March 3, 2011: The ninth sitting of the ongoing 29th session of the National Assembly met for four hours and four minutes. The sitting, like many previous sittings of the current session was marked by low attendance of Members. A total of 84 Members were present at the outset of the sitting, while only 19 were present when the sitting was adjourned.

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7th Sitting More than two-third of time consumed by Points of Order

ISLAMABAD, March 01, 2011: The National Assembly met for three hours and five minutes in the 7th sitting of the ongoing Session. The sitting witnessed low attendance of Members with only 11% of the legislators present at the outset of the sitting and 10% were present when the sitting was adjourned. A maximum of 38% MNAs were observed to be present at one point during the sitting.

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Points of Order consume more than half of time of 6th sitting of NA

ISLAMABAD, February 28, 2011: The National Assembly met for three hours and five minutes during the 6th sitting of the ongoing 29th session. The sitting was marked by low Members’ attendance, with only 70 Members present at the outset and 65 were present when the sitting was adjourned.

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