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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NA defers the Constitution (Twentieth Amendment) Bill

ISLAMABAD, February 8, 2012: The National Assembly deferred the Constitution (Twentieth Amendment) Bill, 2012 during its sixth sitting of the ongoing 39th session on Wednesday. Starting an hour and eight minutes behind schedule, the sitting met for two hours and 40 minutes, and was marked by low attendance.

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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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Low-Attendance Senate Sitting Debates Petroleum Prices

ISLAMABAD, February 07, 2012:  Witnessing low attendance, the 16th sitting of the ongoing Senate session lasted two hour and 35 minutes on Tuesday. Only 11 Senators were present at the onset and 15 at the end of the sitting.

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Sitting Witnesses Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, January 18, 2012: The Sindh Assembly met for three hours and 20 minutes during the 15th sitting of the ongoing session on Wednesday. Out of the 15 questions listed for the Question Hour, 11 were put up and responded by relevant ministries. Fifty supplementary questions were raised during the sitting. An Adjournment Motion about…

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NA Sitting Marked by Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, February 7, 2012: Starting an hour and ten minutes behind schedule, the fifth sitting of the National Assembly witnessed low attendance of Legislators. Only 54 were present at the start and 48 when the sitting was adjourned.

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NA Sitting Marked by Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, February 6, 2012: The National Assembly did not take up the Constitution (Twentieth Amendment) Bill, 2012 during its fourth sitting of the ongoing session on Monday. The sitting spanning an hours and 46 minutes was marked by low attendance with 77 Legislators present at the start and 87 were there when the sitting adjourned.

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Low Attendance Observed

ISLAMABAD, Feb 06: The fifth sitting of the Balochistan Assembly spanning an hours and 44 minutes witnessed low Members’ attendance. Only 15 were present at the outset and 20 when the sitting was adjourned. The Quorum, visibly lacking at various stages of the sitting, was not pointed out by any of the MPAs. Six Points…

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Relative Productive Sitting Witnesses Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, February 06, 2012:  Witnessing low attendance, the 15thsitting of the Senate session lasted three hour and 21 minutes on Monday. Only seven Senators were present when the proceedings began while 13 were there at the end of the sitting.

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Points of Order Consume 61% of Sitting Time

ISLAMABAD, February 3, 2012: Starting an hour and five minutes behind schedule, the third sitting of the National Assembly met for an hour and 55 minutes. Members raised a total of 18 Points of Order, which consumed 61% of the sitting time. However, none of the Points of Order attracted the Chair’s formal ruling.

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