PA meets for 80 minutes; adopts Resolutions on provinces

ISLAMABAD, May 9, 2012: Starting two hours and 20 minutes behind schedule, the first sitting of 37th session of the Punjab Assembly unanimously passed two Resolutions on restoring the Bahawalpur province and creating a new one in South Punjab.  The sitting, which lasted an hour and 20 minutes on Wednesday, witnessed relatively better attendance of…

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First Sitting of Punjab Assembly Witnesses Low Attendance

Nine Bills Left Unaddressed ISLAMABAD, March 29, 2012: Starting an hour and 50 minutes behind schedule, the first sitting of 36th session of the Punjab Assembly lasted two hours and 25 minutes. It witnessed low attendance of Members with only 25 present at the outset and 84 when the sitting was adjourned. Apart from the…

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Last Sitting Marked by Low attendance

ISLAMABAD, March 12, 2012: The last sitting of the Punjab Assembly witnessed low attendance of MPAs on Monday, as 13 Members were present at the start and only nine at the adjournment. Starting an hour and five minutes behind schedule, the sitting lasted two hours and 33 minutes. The Quorum was visibly lacking at various…

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Sitting witnesses low attendance

ISLAMABAD, March 9: Only 15 legislators were present when the Punjab Assembly started the proceedings of the 11th sitting on Friday. When the sitting was adjourned, 25 Members were present in the House. The Quorum, visible lacking at various stages of the sitting, was pointed out by a PPPP Member – it led to the…

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PA Passes Six Bills

ISLAMABAD, March 8: Six bills were passed in the tenth sitting of the Punjab Assembly’s 35th session on Thursday as the House continued to witness low attendance of Members.

Only 15 Members were present

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Sitting suspended for over an hour due Quorum

ISLAMABAD, March 7, 2012: The ninth sitting of the Punjab Assembly witnessed low attendance of MPAs on Wednesday, as only two Members were present at the start and forty seven at the adjournment.

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Only 15% MPAs Attend Sitting

ISLAMABAD, March 6, 2012: The eighth sitting of the Punjab Assembly witnessed low attendance of MPAs on Tuesday, as only six Members were present at the start and five at the adjournment.

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Low attendance persists

ISLAMABAD, March 5, 2012: The Punjab Assembly continued to witness low attendance of MPAs on Monday as at the start of seventh sitting of 35thsession, 18 Members were present and only six were there when it was adjourned. Starting one hour and 45 minutes behind schedule, the sitting lasted three hours and 21 minutes. The…

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Sitting lasts for six minutes

ISLAMABAD, March 2: The sixth sitting of the Punjab Assembly’s 35th session lasted only for eight minutes as no business was conducted with two MPAs present in the House. Starting 25 minutes behind schedule, the sitting did not take up any of the 35 questions listed for the Question Hour.  One Point of Order was…

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Low attendance persists

ISLAMABAD, March 1, 2012: The Punjab Assembly continued to witness low attendance of MPAs on Thursday as at the start of fifth sitting of 35th session, 17 Members were present and only three were there when it was adjourned.

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