Low attendance persists

ISLAMABAD, February 17, 2012: Starting more than an hour behind schedule, the third sitting of Sindh Assembly’s ongoing session met for an hour and 57 minutes, witnessing low attendance by Members. There were 48 Members present at the start of the sitting and 66 at the end.  Maximum number of members present at any point…

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Senate Defers Constitutional Amendment

ISLAMABAD, February 17, 2012: The Senate did not take up the Constitution (Twentieth Amendment) Bill, 2012 during its first sitting of the 78th session on Friday. The sitting met for an hour and 41 minutes with low attendance of Senators. Only eight were present at the outset of the sitting while 32 present at the adjournment.

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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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First Sitting of Punjab Assembly Witnesses Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, February 15, 2012: Starting two hours and 10 minutes behind schedule, the first sitting of the 34th session of the Punjab Assembly lasted an hour and 40 minutes. It witnessed low attendance of Members with 30 present at the outset and only 10 when the sitting was adjourned. A Resolution regarding “the Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament)…

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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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