Sitting Starts After Three Hours Delay

ISLAMABAD, January 23, 2012: Starting after a delay of three hours, the Sindh Assembly met for an hour and seven minutes on Monday, its 17th sitting of the ongoing session. Out of the seven questions listed for the Question Hour, only two were put up and responded to by relevant ministries. Four supplementary questions were…

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Persistent lack of Quorum, PPPP Walkout

ISLAMABAD, January 23, 2012:  The Punjab Assembly witnessed low attendance on Monday with only 18 Members present at the outset and 26 when the sitting was adjourned. A maximum of 52 Members (14%) out of 369 were present at one point of the sitting. None of the parliamentary leaders attended the proceedings. The lack of…

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Low Attendance of MPAs Observed

ISLAMABAD, January 20, 2012: The Sindh Assembly met for an hour and 40 minutes on Friday, its 16th sitting of the ongoing session. Out of the 10 questions listed for the Question Hour, five were put up and responded to by relevant ministries. Twenty-five supplementary questions were asked. Fifty Members (30% of total Membership) were…

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Sitting Marked by Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, January 20, 2012:  The second sitting of the Punjab Assembly witnessed low attendance with only 11 Members present at the outset and 29 when the sitting was adjourned. A maximum of 51 Members (14%)

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Lack of Quorum Persists during 4th Sitting of Senate

ISLAMABAD, January 20, 2012:  The fourth sitting of the ongoing session of the Senate lasted an hour and 27 minutes on Friday and was lowly attended. Only eight Senators were present when the proceedings began while 28 were there at the adjournment

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Last Sitting of 38th Session Marked by Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, January 19, 2012: The National Assembly unanimously passed the National Commission for Women Bill 2011 during its last sitting of the 38th session. Spread over two hours and 16 minutes, the sitting was marked by low attendance of Members with 78 Legislators present at the start and 85 there when the session prorogued.

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