Balochistan Assembly: Sitting Offers Fateha for Jam Yousaf

ISLAMABAD, February 13, 2013: Starting an hour and 55 minutes late, the first sitting of the 40th session of the Balochistan Assembly, which met for 37 minutes, suspended the regular agenda to offer condolences for the former Chief Minister Jam Yousaf. The sitting was marked by low attendance as only 14 out 65 members were…

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Sindh Assembly Adopts Five Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, February 12, 2012: The Sindh Assembly, which met for four hours and 27 minutes in the sixth sitting of the 40th session on Tuesday, passed a bill to reconfirm the official spellings of the province’s name as Sindh besides and also adopted five resolutions.

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Sindh Assembly Adopts Three Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, February 11, 2012: The Sindh Assembly, which met for four hours and 28 minutes in the 5th sitting of the 40th session on Monday, adopted three resolutions. Celebration of National Women’s Day, equal rights for religious minorities, and holding of in-camera session on law and order situation in Karachi

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Top parliamentary performers in the 13th National Assembly

The legislators of the main opposition party, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PMLN), actively took part in the parliamentary proceedings during the five years in the 13th National Assembly. They sponsored the most agenda items, including oversight over the executive through the Question Hour and Calling Attention Notices, and representation by raising

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Almost 45% agenda left Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, 9 February, 2013: Senate’s 90th session was marked by the passage of the Fair Trial Bill amidst walkouts by both treasury and the opposition parties and low Senators’ attendance as 45% of the agenda was left unaddressed.

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National Assembly: Sitting Lasts for 10 Minutes

ISLAMABAD, February 08, 2013: The 12th and the last sitting of 49th session of National Assembly, which met for 10 minutes on Friday, was adjourned because of lack of quorum – 1/4th of the total membership required for House proceedings.

A PMLN member

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Points of Order Consume 40% of the 49th NA Session Time

ISLAMABAD, February 8, 2013: The National Assembly’s 49th session was marked by low interest of Members, Points of Order interrupting regular proceedings and late starts, leaving most of the agenda appearing on the Orders of the Day unaddressed, says a preliminary report issued by the Free

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Sindh Assembly: Treasury Bill Passed By the Assembly

ISLAMABAD, February, 2013: Starting an hour and five minutes late, the fourth sitting of the 40th session of the Sindh Assembly on Friday witnessed the passage of a treasury bill.

Fifteen members (9%) were present at the start while

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