Low Attendance Senate Sitting Takes up Two CANs

ISLAMABAD, April 17, 2015: Starting one minute before the scheduled time, the Senate took up two calling attention notices (CANs) during the 6th sitting of its ongoing 114th session on Friday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started at 1014 hours against its scheduled time of 1015 hours with 28 legislators (27%)…

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Low Attendance Persists in Senate

ISLAMABAD, April 16, 2015: The Senate continued to witness low attendance on Thursday as the House passed the Securities Bill 2015 to amend and consolidate laws regulating the securities industry, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started at its scheduled time with 28 legislators (27%) present at the start and 38 (37%)…

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Senate Eulogizes Services of Deceased Lawmaker

ISLAMABAD, April 15, 2015: The fourth sitting of the Senate’s ongoing session was cut short due to the demise of ANP Senator Muhammad Azam Khan Hoti on Wednesday, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started at its scheduled time with 20 legislators (19%) present at the start and 48 (46%) at…

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POs Consume 44% of Senate Sitting

ISLAMABAD, April 14, 2015: The Senate’s sitting on Tuesday was marked by thin attendance of lawmakers and a major part of the proceedings’ time consumed by points of order (POs), says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started at its scheduled time with 16 legislators (15%) present at the start and 39 (38%)…

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Sindh Assembly: 90% Agenda Left Unaddressed on Private Members’ Day

ISLAMABAD, April 14, 2015: The Sindh Assembly left 90% of its agenda unaddressed on Tuesday as the House continued to witness thin attendance of lawmakers, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 57 minutes behind the schedule with 35 members (21%) present at the start and 60 (36%) at the time of…

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Senate Sitting Marked By Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, April 13, 2015: The Senate witnessed thin attendance on Monday as eleven senators (11%) were present at the start of the sitting and 45 (43%) at the time of adjournment, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The House passed two resolutions during the sitting. One of them was passed to express grief…

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Sindh Assembly Passes Three Bills, Five Resolutions amid Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, April 13, 2015: The Sindh Assembly passed three bills and five resolutions amid low attendance of lawmakers on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily factsheet. The sitting started 47 minutes behind the schedule with 34 members (20%) present at the start and 32 (19%) at the time of adjournment.…

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Sindh Assembly Passes Five Bills amid Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, April 10, 2015: The Sindh Assembly unanimously passed five government bills amid low attendance of lawmakers on Friday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 52 minutes behind the schedule with 34 members (20%) present at the start and 36 (21%) at the time of adjournment. The Leader of the House…

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Joint Sitting: Parliament Resolves on Neutrality in Yemen Conflict

ISLAMABAD, April 10, 2015: The Parliament unanimously approved a draft resolution on Friday, urging the government to stay neutral and strive for diplomatic resolution to the Yemen crisis, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 38 minutes behind the schedule with 74 legislators (22%) present at the start and 225 (66%) at…

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Joint Sitting: Lawmakers Continue Debate on Yemen Crisis

ISLAMABAD, April 9, 2015: Starting 75 minutes behind schedule, the fourth joint sitting of the Parliament witnessed low attendance of lawmakers as the House continued the debate on the Yemen crisis, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). A total of 108 legislators (24%) were present at start of the sitting and 53 (12%) at…

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