National Assembly: Three Bills Passed

ISLAMABAD, January 29, 2013: The National Assembly unanimously passed three bills in the 6th sitting of the ongoing 49th session, which met for three hours and one minute on Tuesday. Eighty-eight members were present at the outset, 60 at the time of adjournment while a maximum of 152 members were present at one point of sitting.

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Senate: Sitting Marked by Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, January 29, 2012: Starting 40 minutes late, the sixth sitting of Senate’s 90th session was marked by low attendance. Only six Senators in the 104-member Upper House were present at the outset and 11 at the time of adjournment. A maximum of 38 Senators were

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Killed, 21 injured in political violence

ISLAMABAD, January 26, 2013: Twenty-seven political violence incidents between January 19 and 25 claimed 39 lives and injured 21 others across the country. Just as it was in the preceding week, civilians remained the major target constituting 63% of the total victims followed by

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Senate: All Agenda Left Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, January 28, 2013: Starting 56 minute late, the 5th sitting of the 90th session of Senate was marked by low attendance and unaddressed agenda. Only four Senators were present at the start while 15 were there at the time of adjournment. A maximum of 36 Senators were

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Senate: Sitting Marked by Low Attendance, Walkouts

ISLAMABAD, January 24, 2012: Starting 32 minutes late, the fourth sitting of Senate’s 90th session was marked by low attendance and walkouts. Only eight senators in the 104-member House were present at the outset and 11 at the adjournment. A maximum of 39 Senators (38%) were present at

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National Assembly: Most of Agenda Taken up

ISLAMABAD, January 24, 2013: The National Assembly addressed five of the seven agenda items appearing on the agenda in the fourth sitting of the ongoing 49th session, which met for an hour and 22 minutes on Thursday.

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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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