Punjab Assembly: Seven Bills Introduced

ISLAMABAD, August 15, 2013: The Punjab Assembly on Thursday witnessed the passage of the Punjab Service Tribunals (Amendment) Bill 2013 along with the introduction of seven more bills in the third sitting of its fourth session. All bills on the List of Business were moved by the Minister for law. A resolution tabled by a…

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Punjab Assembly: 16 MPAs Debate Local Government System

ISLAMABAD, August 13, 2013: The Punjab Assembly continued to debate the new local government system in the second sitting of its fourth session on Tuesday. The debate lasted two hours and 26 minutes. Ten PMLN lawmakers dominated the debate by sharing their views on the local government system for an hour and 26 minutes. Following…

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Punjab Assembly: Debate on Local Government Bill Continues

ISLAMABAD, August 12, 2013: The Punjab Assembly suspended routine agenda to continue debate on the local government system in the first sitting of its fourth session on Monday. At least 12 members took part in the debate. The Speaker chaired the two hours and 32 minute sitting. The Chief Minister and the Leader of the…

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Specialized staff for disease control programs lacking in RHCs

A report based on monitoring of 126 Rural Health Centers (RHCs) in 81 districts in March 2013.

ISLAMABAD, 11th August 2013: Seventeen percent of the monitored RHCs did not have staff to run Malaria Control Program in the community. The lack is observed despite a surge in malaria cases

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Punjab Assembly Debates Local Government System

ISLAMABAD, August 8, 2013: Fifty-nine Punjab Assembly legislators participated in a three -day debate during the third session on the bill on introducing local government system in the province, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its preliminary report. The session spread over five sittings from July 25 to August 1, 2013 lasted…

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Cases of measles increase manifold

A report based on monitoring of District Health Offices (DHOs) across Pakistan over the quarter (December 2012 – February 2013).

ISLAMABAD, 1st August 2013: Cases of measles increased five times as they went up from 71 in December to 391 in January 2013. One hundred and forty four new

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Punjab Assembly: Debate on Local Govt System Continues

ISLAMABAD, August 1, 2013: The debate on the bill on the local government system continued in the fifth sitting of the Punjab Assembly’s third session on Thursday. A total of 25 members took part in the debate.

The Deputy Speaker chaired the sitting that lasted four hours

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Punjab Assembly: Debate on Local Govt Bill Continues

ISLAMABAD, July 31, 2013: Twenty-one members debated the bill on the new local government system during the fourth sitting of the Punjab Assembly’s third session on Wednesday.   The Deputy Speaker chaired the sitting that lasted two hours and 53 minutes. The Chief Minister and the Leader of the Opposition did not attend the sitting.…

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