Sindh Assembly: Jinnah Sindh Medical University Bill Passed

ISLAMABAD, February 28, 2013: Starting an hour and 35 minutes late, the 14th sitting of the Sindh Assembly’s 40th session passed the Jinnah Sindh Medical University Bill 2013 amid protest by MQM.

Fifty-five Members were present at the start while 76 were there at adjournment. Out of

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National Assembly: Amid low attendance three bills passed

ISLAMABAD, February 28, 2013: Starting 49 minutes late, the ninth sitting of the 50th National Assembly session which met for three hours and six minutes on Thursday witnessed the passage of three bills amid low attendance of members.

The house passed two government bills – the Federal

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National Assembly: Sitting Marked by Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, February 27, 2013: Starting 50 minutes late, the eighth sitting of the 50th National Assembly session which met for two hours and 15 minutes on Wednesday witnessed low attendance of Members. Only 60 legislators were present at the outset and 61 were there at the adjournment.

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Sindh Assembly: Five Bills Passed

ISLAMABAD, February 27, 2013: Starting an hour and 13 minutes late, the 13th sitting of the Sindh Assembly’s 40th session passed five bills and adopted two resolutions, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet based on Direct Observation of Sindh Assembly.

Five bills

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Senate: Low Attendance Persists

ISLAMABAD, February 27, 2013: Starting 52 minutes late, the 8th sitting of the ongoing Senate session was marked by low attendance. Only 11 senators were present at the outset while 22 were there at the adjournment. The quorum was visibly lacking at various stages of the sitting. However

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National Assembly: 77% agenda left unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, February 26, 2013: Starting half an hour late, the seventh sitting of 50th  session that met for an hours and 25 minutes on Monday, passed a private member bill leaving 77% agenda unaddressed.  

The house unanimously passed

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Senate: A single Bill Passed Amid Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, February 26, 2013: The seventh sitting of Senate’s 91st session witnessed passage of one bill amid low attendance of Senators. Eight were present at the outset and 32 at the adjournment whereas a maximum of 48 Senators was observed at one time.

The unanimously passed Islamabad Capital Territory Private Educational

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Punjab Assembly: Session prorogued after first sitting

ISLAMABAD, February 26, 2013:  The Punjab Assembly’s 45th session was prorogued aftre the first sitting, leaving most of the agenda unaddressed. The question hour was the only agenda item taken up during the sitting as a representative of the Department of Higher Education responded to one of two questions brought on the floor. The assembly…

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