7th Sitting Nine bills introduced on Private Members Day

ISLAMABAD, October 11, 2011: The National Assembly met for two hours and 17 minutes during the 7th sitting of the ongoing 35th Session. The sitting witnessed low attendance with 31% of the Legislators present at the outset of the sitting and only 16% at the end. A total of nine Private Member Bills were taken up by the House during the 7th sitting.

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6th Sitting Marked by Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, October 10, 2011: The National Assembly met for two hours and 58 minutes during the 6th sitting of the ongoing 35th session. The sitting was marked by low attendance, with only 64 Members present at the outset and 70 were present when the

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4th Sitting Marked by PMLN Boycott, Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, October 6, 2011: The National Assembly met for two hours and 45 minutes during the 4th sitting of the ongoing 35th session. Like previous sittings of the session, the quorum was lacking at various stages of the sitting. However, it was not raised by any of the Members. A total of 38 Legislators were observed to be present at the outset of the sitting, while 50 Members were present when it was adjourned.

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Almost two-third of 2nd Sitting Time Spent on Points of Order

ISLAMABAD, October 4, 2011: The National Assembly met for two hours and five minutes in the 2nd sitting of the ongoing 35th session. The sitting witnessed low attendance of Members with only 18% of the legislators present at the outset of the sitting and 12% at the end.

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First Sitting of NA debates Load Shedding, Oil Prices

ISLAMABAD, October 3, 2011: The National Assembly met for three hours and 22 minutes during the first sitting of the 35th session on Monday, reports the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on the National Assembly Proceedings.

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NA Session Prorogued After a Single Sitting

ISLAMABAD, September 12, 2011: The National Assembly met for two hours and 20 minutes during the only sitting of the 34th session on Monday, reports the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on the National Assembly Proceedings.

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One-fifth of FIRs registered about thefts, car lifting, robberies and dacoities

ISLAMABAD, Sept 8: A FAFEN crime monitoring report on Thursday said around one-fifth of the FIRs registered in 66 districts across the country in June this year were about thefts, car lifting, and robberies and dacoities. The report said out of the total 39,497 registered FIRs, 7,204 (18%) were about cases of thefts, stealing of vehicles, and robberies. On average, 109 FIRs were registered against these crimes in each of the 66 monitored districts.

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