35 Points of Order raised in Low Attendance Sitting

ISLAMABAD, February 15, 2012: Starting an hour and 28 minutes behind schedule, the second sitting of the Sindh Assembly met for three hours and 32 minutes, witnessing low attendance of Members – 53 were present at the outset and 54 at the end. A Resolution calling on the federal government for an enacting of a…

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Sitting takes up all agenda items save the constitutional bill

ISLAMABAD, February 13, 2012: Starting an hour and 34 minutes behind schedule, the ninth sitting of the National Assembly met for two hours and 19 minutes. The House took up all the items listed on the Agenda except the Constitution (Twentieth Amendment) Bill 2012. Marked by low attendance, the sitting witnessed 80 Legislators at the start and 51 were there when it was adjourned.

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Sindh Assembly Relatively Better Attendance Observed

ISLAMABAD, February 13, 2012: Starting two hours and five minutes behind schedule, the first sitting of the Sindh Assembly’s 33rd session met for two hours, witnessing relatively better attendance of Members – 96 were present at the outset and 80 at the end. The House adopted a Resolution calling on the federal government to publish…

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Low Attendance Persists

ISLAMABAD, February 10, 2012: Starting more than an hour behind schedule, the eighth sitting of the National Assembly continued to witness low attendance by Members. Only 57 were present at the start and 82 when the sitting was adjourned. A maximum of 106 Members were present at one point during the sitting.

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Last Sitting of Senate Marked by Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, February 10, 2012:  The Senate passed the Shifa Tameer-e-Millat University Bill, 2012 during its last sitting of the 77th session.

Witnessing low attendance, the sitting lasted an hour and 40 minutes. Only 11 Senators

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Senate Meets for 21 Minutes

ISLAMABAD, February 09, 2012:  Witnessing low attendance, the 18th sitting of the ongoing Senate session lasted 21 minutes on Thursday. Only 11 Senators were present at the onset and 17 at the end of the sitting.

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Balochistan Assembly Meets for 30 Minutes

ISLAMABAD, Feb 09: Starting one hour behind schedule, the sixth sitting of the Balochistan Assembly’s 30th session met for only 30 minutes. Less than 10 Members were present at the start and end of the sitting. The sitting was adjourned after JWP MPA pointed out the lack of Quorum. At the start of the sitting,…

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NA Sitting Marked by Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, February 9, 2012: The National Assembly did not take up the Constitution (Twentieth Amendment) Bill, 2012 during its seventh sitting of the ongoing session on Thursday. The sitting spanning two hours was marked by low attendance with 110 Legislators present at the start and 52 were there when the sitting adjourned.

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Points of Order Consume More Than Half of Sitting Time

ISLAMABAD, Feb 8, 2012: Witnessing low attendance, the 17th sitting of the ongoing Senate session lasted two hours and 45 minutes on Wednesday. Only 14 Senators were present when the proceedings began while 25 were there at the end of the sitting.

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