76% of agenda items left unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, May 7, 2012: The National Assembly’s first session of the fifth parliamentary year from April 25 to May 4 witnessed a chaotic start, leaving 76% of the Agenda items unaddressed, says a Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) preliminary report on Monday.

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KP Assembly Adopts Resolution on FATA

ISLAMABAD, May 7, 2012:  The second sitting of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly’s 25th session, which met for two hours and eight minutes, adopted a Resolution on Monday calling for giving the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) representation in the House.   

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Eighth Sitting Marked by Low MPA Attendance

ISLAMABAD, May 7, 2012: Starting 108 minutes behind schedule, the eighth sitting of Sindh Assembly’s 35th session, which met for four hours and two minutes on Monday, passed the Sindh Teachers Education Development Authority Bill 2012. The sitting was marked by low attendance – 18 legislators were present at the start while 55 were there…

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PMLN again boycotts proceedings

ISLAMABAD, May 4, 2012: PMLN Senators again boycotted the fourth sitting of the Senate’s 81st Session over the issue of the Prime Minister’s conviction in the contempt case as the House witnessed low attendance.

Only nine Senators were present at the start and 25 were there when the sitting, which lasted

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NA passes bill on human rights commission

ISLAMABAD, May 4, 2012: The seventh sitting of the National Assembly’s 41st session on Friday, which lasted only 44 minutes, unanimously passed the National Commission for Human Rights Bill 2012. PMLN legislators again walked out of the House over the Supreme Court decision in the contempt case against the Prime Minister. They did not return to the House.

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KP Assembly Meets for 59 Minutes

ISLAMABAD, May 4, 2012:  The first sitting of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s 25th session, which met for 59 minutes, took up three call Attention Notices as the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cessation of Payment of Arrears on Advance Increments on Higher Educational Qualification Ordinance 2012 was presented in the House on

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Law and order discussed in Sindh Assembly

ISLAMABAD, May 4, 2012: Starting 97 minutes behind schedule, the seventh sitting of Sindh Assembly’s 35th session, which met for an hour and 23 minutes on Friday, discussed law and order in the province. Four PPPP Members spoke on the Motion on the law and order in the province. However MQM legislators did not take…

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PMLN again boycotts proceedings

ISLAMABAD, May 4, 2012: PMLN Senators again boycotted the fourth sitting of the Senate’s 81st Session over the issue of the Prime Minister’s conviction in the contempt case as the House witnessed low attendance.

Only nine Senators were present at the start and

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