Senate: Sitting Marked by Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, January 23, 2012: Starting 52 minutes late, the 3rd sitting of the 90th session of Senate was marked by low attendance as only 10 senators were present at the outset and 19 at the adjournment. Senators raised 11 points of order which consumed 58% of the sitting

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National Assembly: Most of Agenda Left Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, January 22, 2013: Most of the agenda appearing on the Orders of the Day was left unaddressed in the second sitting of the 49th session of National Assembly, which met for two hours and 21 minutes on Tuesday.

 The sitting, which started 35 minutes late, was marked by low attendance

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Low government oversight in girls primary schools

A report based on monitoring of 170 government girls’ primary schools in 95 districts across Pakistan in December 2012

ISLAMABAD, 22nd January 2013: One hundred and five of the monitored 170 government girls’ primary schools received no oversight visit by any government/elected official during September-November 2012 quarter says a

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Senate: Sitting Marked by Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, January 22, 2013: The 2nd sitting of the 90th session of Senate was marked by passage of a treasury-backed bill as low senators’ attendance was observed.

The house passed the Pakistan Academy of Letters Bill 2012 already approved by the National Assembly in November, last year. The bill seeks to

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Decrease in incidents of political violence

Islamabad, January 21, 2013: Twenty-four political violence incidents between January 12 and 18 claimed 45 lives and injured 74 others across Pakistan. Civilians remained the major target, constituting 49% of the total victims followed by state security forces (38%) and militants (7%), says Free and Fair

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Punjab Assembly: Resolution Adopted on Strengthening Democracy

ISLAMABAD, January 21, 2013: The Punjab Assembly unanimously adopted a resolution supporting continuity of democracy and strengthening of democratic institutions in the first and the only sitting of the 44th session on Monday. The resolution was moved by a PPPP legislator.

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Balochistan Assembly: Sitting marked by low attendance

ISLAMABAD, January 21, 2013: The first sitting of the 39th session of the Balochistan Assembly, requisitioned by 18 members, was marked by low attendance. At the start of the sitting 12 members were present and 13 when it was adjourned. A maximum of 14 members were present at one time during the sitting. The sitting…

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