National Assembly: Sitting Marked by Low Attendance, Walkouts

ISLAMABAD, January 31, 2013: The 8th sitting of National Assembly’s 49th session was marked by low attendance as 56 members were present at the outset while only 14 were there at the time of adjournment. A maximum of 116 members were present at one point of sitting.

Three walkouts were observed

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Senate: Sitting Marked by Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, January 30, 2012: Starting 48 minutes late, the seventh sitting of the Senate’s 90th session was marked by low attendance of members.

 Only one Senator in the 104-member upper house was present at the outset while 16 were there at the time

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National Assembly: Most of Agenda Taken up

ISLAMABAD, January 30, 2013: Starting two hours and 22 minutes late, the National Assembly’s seventh sitting of the 49th session addressed most of agenda appearing on the Orders of the Day on Wednesday.

 There were 145 members at the outset whereas a maximum

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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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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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