Senate Leaves All Agenda Items Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, November 6, 2013: Marked by low attendance and boycott by Opposition Benches, the Senate left the entire agenda items listed on the Orders of the Day unaddressed during the 8th sitting of the Senate’s ongoing 98th session, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) on Wednesday.

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National Assembly Continues Discussion on Drone Attacks

ISLAMABAD, November 5, 2013: The Lower House continued debate on American drone attacks during the second sitting of the sixth session on Tuesday. Nine members shared their views on the subject. Two JUIF MNAs and one member each from PPPP, AMLP, MQM, JI, PMLN, PTI and an independent member took part in the debate which consumed two hours and 49 minutes of the proceedings.

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Senate: No Agenda Taken Up Except Questions

ISLAMABAD, November 5, 2013: The Senate observed lack of quorum in the seventh sitting of ninety-eighth session as the House did not take up the agenda except questions on the list of business. All opposition parties, excluding the MQM, continued boycott for the fourth consecutive sitting on Tuesday.

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Sindh Assembly: The Gorakh Hills Development Authority Bill Passed

ISLAMABAD, November 04, 2013: The eighth session of the Sindh Assembly was prorogued as the House passed the Gorakh Hills Development Authority (Amendment) Bill, 2013 in its third sitting, on Monday.

The Minister for Parliamentary Affairs moved the Sindh Child Marriages Restraint Bill, 2013. The House sent the above mentioned government

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Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly: Resolution to Stop Drone Attacks Adopted

ISLAMABAD, November 4, 2013: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly, on Monday, adopted a resolution to urge the federal government to stop the US drone Attacks in Pakistan, during the first sitting of the eighth session. The resolution was tabled by the Information Minister whereof the assembly gave the federal government a deadline till the 20th of…

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Senate: Opposition Continues Boycott

ISLAMABAD, November 1, 2013: The Upper House left most agenda on the orders of the day unaddressed as the opposition parties continued their boycott of the proceedings in the fifth sitting of the 98th session, on Friday.

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