Sitting Marked by Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, March 8: Starting an hour and 20 minutes behind schedule, the sixth sitting of Sindh Assembly’s 34th session, which met for three hours and 15 minutes on Thursday, unanimously passed the Indus University Bill 2011 and adopted a resolution to commemorate the International Women’s Day. Fifteen Members were present at the start while 43…

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Senate Passes Two bills

ISLAMABAD, March 8: The third sitting of Senate’s 79th session lasting three hours and 18 minutes on Thursday unanimously passed two bills – the Delimitation of Constituencies Amendment Bill 2011 and the Special Economic Zones Bill 2011. 

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Sitting suspended for over an hour due Quorum

ISLAMABAD, March 7, 2012: The ninth sitting of the Punjab Assembly witnessed low attendance of MPAs on Wednesday, as only two Members were present at the start and forty seven at the adjournment.

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Women legislators assert lawmaking, oversight roles

ISLAMABAD, March 7: As the 13th National Assembly completes its fourth parliamentary year, women legislators continued to perform impressively, asserting themselves in their lawmaking and oversight roles, according to a Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) report on the eve of the International Women’s Day.

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Senate Passes Resolution to Recover Missing Persons

ISLAMABAD, March 7: The second sitting of Senate’s 79th session lasting two hours and five minutes on Wednesday unanimously passed a resolution expressing deep concern over the issue of missing persons. The Upper House also passed the Industrial Relations Bill 2012. 

Sitting Marked by Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, March 6: The fifth sitting of Sindh Assembly’s 34th session, starting an hour and 20 minutes behind schedule, met for three hours and 20 minutes took up the Registration (Sindh Amendment) bill 2012. The sitting witnessed low attendance of Members as 14 were present when the House opened proceedings and 48 at the adjournment.…

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Only 15% MPAs Attend Sitting

ISLAMABAD, March 6, 2012: The eighth sitting of the Punjab Assembly witnessed low attendance of MPAs on Tuesday, as only six Members were present at the start and five at the adjournment.

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Sitting witnesses better MPA attendance

ISLAMABAD, March 5: Starting an hour and 45 minutes behind schedule, the fourth sitting of Sindh Assembly’s 34th session, which met for three hours on Monday, unanimously passed three bills. Fifty-eight MPAs were present when the House opened proceedings and 43 were there when the sitting was adjourned. A maximum of 82 MPAs were observed…

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Low attendance persists

ISLAMABAD, March 5, 2012: The Punjab Assembly continued to witness low attendance of MPAs on Monday as at the start of seventh sitting of 35thsession, 18 Members were present and only six were there when it was adjourned. Starting one hour and 45 minutes behind schedule, the sitting lasted three hours and 21 minutes. The…

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