National Assembly Adopts Four Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, September 26, 2013: The National Assembly adopted four resolutions during the ninth sitting of the fifth session on Thursday. The resolutions called for the government to ensure security in Islamabad Capital Territory and to control the use of fake SIMs, rising prices of petroleum and load shedding.

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Sindh Assembly Session Prorogued

ISLAMABAD, September 23, 2013: The Sindh Assembly’s seventh session was prorogued on Wednesday as the House adopted two resolutions during the sixth and last sitting.

One of the resolutions by MQM legislator expressed grief over the loss of lives

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National Assembly: Resolution demands relief for quake victims

ISLAMABAD, September 25, 2013: The National Assembly unanimously adopted a resolution expressing solidarity with the Balochistan earthquake victims and urged the government to take relief measures for rehabilitation during the eighth sitting of its fifth session on Wednesday.

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Rise in Infant Mortalities

A report based on disease cases registered in 77 offices of District Health Officers (DHOs) in April 2013

ISLAMABAD, 25th September 2013: Infant mortalities registered a 17% increase as the number of cases went up from 1,834 in March to 2,139 in April 2013. Such cases were more widespread

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Sindh Assembly: Three Private Members’ Bills Introduced

ISLAMABAD, September 24, 2013: The Sindh Assembly adopted five resolutions on Tuesday as three private members’ bills were introduced during the fifth sitting of the seventh session.  

Introduced by a female PPPP lawmaker, the Sindh Marriage Functions (Prohibition

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National Assembly: Debate continues on tragic incident in Peshawar

ISLAMABAD, September 24, 2013: The National Assembly continued to debate the twin suicide blasts on a church in Peshawar during the seventh sitting of the fifth session on Tuesday. The House debated the motion under rule 259, which was moved by Minister for Science and Technology on September 23, for five hours and three minutes.

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National Assembly: Federal Court (Repeal) Bill Laid

ISLAMABAD, September 20, 2013: The Federal Court (Repeal) Bill, 2013 was introduced and sent to the relevant committee during the fifth sitting of the National Assembly’s fifth session, on Friday. The Prime Minister did not attend the proceedings. The Speaker presided over the sitting in the presence of the Leader of the Opposition, the parliamentary leaders of PMLF, JI, PkMAP, QWP and the sole APML MNA.

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Sindh Assembly: Two Bills Passed

ISLAMABAD, September 20, 2013: The Sindh Assembly witnessed the passage of two bills, including the Sindh HIV and AIDS Control, Treatment and Protection Bill 2013, during the third sitting of seventh session on Friday.

Moved by Law Minister, the

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