ISLAMABAD, January 24: Unfinished agenda and Points of Order interrupting regular proceedings marked the National Assembly’s 38th session as it adopted a Resolution supporting democracy and passed a bill to set up a commission for women rights, says a Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) preliminary report on Tuesday.Details
ISLAMABAD, January 23, 2012: The Senate met for three hours and 42 minutes during the fifth sitting of the ongoing 77th session.
The issue of Senator’s low attendance persisted during this sitting as well. OnlyDetails
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…Details
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…Details
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 adjournmentDetails
ISLAMABAD, January 20, 2012: The Supreme Court ruling on January 19, 2012 to suspend all upcoming by-elections violates the fundamental rights of at least four million citizens who will be without elected representation for an undefined period, according to the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN).Details
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…Details
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.Details
ISLAMABAD, January 19, 2012: The third sitting of the ongoing Senate session was marked by low attendance of Senators and ministerial absence. Only six senators were present at the start of the sitting while 28 present at the end.