Senate: Two Bills Passed

ISLAMABAD, January 31, 2013: Starting 50 minutes late, the 8th sitting of Senate’s 90th session was marked by low attendance and walkouts. Only eights senators were present at the outset while 13 were there at the time of adjournment. A maximum of 38 senators were present at one point of

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Senate: Sitting Marked by Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, January 30, 2012: Starting 48 minutes late, the seventh sitting of the Senate’s 90th session was marked by low attendance of members.

 Only one Senator in the 104-member upper house was present at the outset while 16 were there at the time

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Senate: Sitting Marked by Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, January 29, 2012: Starting 40 minutes late, the sixth sitting of Senate’s 90th session was marked by low attendance. Only six Senators in the 104-member Upper House were present at the outset and 11 at the time of adjournment. A maximum of 38 Senators were

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Senate: All Agenda Left Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, January 28, 2013: Starting 56 minute late, the 5th sitting of the 90th session of Senate was marked by low attendance and unaddressed agenda. Only four Senators were present at the start while 15 were there at the time of adjournment. A maximum of 36 Senators were

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Senate: Sitting Marked by Low Attendance, Walkouts

ISLAMABAD, January 24, 2012: Starting 32 minutes late, the fourth sitting of Senate’s 90th session was marked by low attendance and walkouts. Only eight senators in the 104-member House were present at the outset and 11 at the adjournment. A maximum of 39 Senators (38%) were present at

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Senate: Sitting Marked by Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, January 23, 2012: Starting 52 minutes late, the 3rd sitting of the 90th session of Senate was marked by low attendance as only 10 senators were present at the outset and 19 at the adjournment. Senators raised 11 points of order which consumed 58% of the sitting

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Senate: Sitting Marked by Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, January 22, 2013: The 2nd sitting of the 90th session of Senate was marked by passage of a treasury-backed bill as low senators’ attendance was observed.

The house passed the Pakistan Academy of Letters Bill 2012 already approved by the National Assembly in November, last year. The bill seeks to

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Senate: Sitting Marked by Low Attendance; Walkouts

ISLAMABAD, January 04, 2013: Starting 37 minutes late, the second sitting of the 89th session of Senate was marked by low attendance. Only five senators were present at the start and 36 at the time of adjournment. A maximum of 49 senators were

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