Low Attendance NA Sitting Leaves All Agenda Items Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, December 14, 2012: Starting 30 minutes late, the 5th sitting of National Assembly’s 48th session which met for an hour and 30 minutes on Friday witnessed low attendance of members.  Thirty-one (9%) members were present at the start while 80 (23%) were there when the

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Low Attendance Sitting meets for 95 minutes

ISLAMABAD, December 14, 2012: Starting 51 minutes late, the 3rd sitting of the ongoing 88th session continued to witness low attendance of Senators as only eleven Senators (11% of the total membership) were present at the start, while 21 (20%) were there when the sitting was adjourned.

 Additionally, the parliamentary leaders

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Low Attendance Sitting Leaves All Agenda Items

ISLAMABAD, December 14, 2012: Starting an hour and 50 minutes late, the second sitting of the 43rd session of Punjab Assembly met for an hour and 40 minutes continued to witness low attendance of members. Only 7% of the current 369 members were present at the outset while 5% were

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63% increase in gastroenteritis cases

A report based on data collected from 87 district health offices in as many districts in September

ISLAMABAD, December 13, 2012: Gastroenteritis cases registered a sharp increase of 63% in September – an average 3,520 incidents reported in each district compared

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Low Attendance Persists in National Assembly

ISLAMABAD, December 13, 2012: The National Assembly, which met for an hour and 48 minutes during the fourth sitting of the 48th session, presented a Standing Committee report on the Constitution (Twenty-first Amendment) Bill 2012 in the House.

However, the Gwadar Port Authority Bill 2012 was not

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Sitting Marked by Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, December 13, 2012: Starting 30 minutes behind the schedule, the second sitting of the 88th session continued to witness low attendance of Senators. Only five Senators were present at the outset and 26 were there when the sitting was adjourned. Parliamentary leaders of MQM, BNPA, NP

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Punjab Assembly: Most of the agenda left unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, December 13, 2012: Starting two hours and 50 minutes behind schedule, the first sitting of the 43rd session witnessed low attendance of legislators as most of the agenda was left unaddressed.

Forty-seven members were present at the outset while there were 21 at the end of

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NA: Bill Unanimously Passed

ISLAMABAD, December 12, 2012: Starting an hour and 16 minutes late, the third sitting of the 48th session unanimously passed the Pakistan Coinage (Amendment) Bill, 2011.

 Another Bill – the Foreign Exchange Regulation (Amendment) Bill 2012 –

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First Sitting Marked by Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, December 12, 2012: Starting 35 minutes late, the first sitting of Senate’s 88th session was marked by low attendance of Senators.

Only six legislators were present when the sitting started whereas 15 were there at the time of adjournment.

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Low attendance sitting meets for 55 minutes

ISLAMABAD, December 11, 2012: Meeting for just 55 minutes, the 2nd sitting of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly’s 29th session was marked by the low attendance and ministerial absence. Only 33 of the total 124 members were present when the sitting started while 45 were there at

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