Senate: Low Attendance Persists

ISLAMABAD, February 27, 2013: Starting 52 minutes late, the 8th sitting of the ongoing Senate session was marked by low attendance. Only 11 senators were present at the outset while 22 were there at the adjournment. The quorum was visibly lacking at various stages of the sitting. However

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Senate: A single Bill Passed Amid Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, February 26, 2013: The seventh sitting of Senate’s 91st session witnessed passage of one bill amid low attendance of Senators. Eight were present at the outset and 32 at the adjournment whereas a maximum of 48 Senators was observed at one time.

The unanimously passed Islamabad Capital Territory Private Educational

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Senate: Three Private Members’ Bills Passed

ISLAMABAD, February 25, 2013: The sixth sitting of Senate’s 91st session witnessed passage of three private members’ bills amid low attendance of Senators. Six were present at outset and 26 at the adjournment whereas a maximum of 36 Senators was observed at one time.

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Senate: A Single Agenda Item Addressed

ISLAMABAD, February 22, 2013: Starting 51 minutes late, the fifth sitting of 91st session which met for an hour and six minutes on Friday witnessed relatively higher members attendance as sixty senators were present at the outset while 25 at the adjournment.

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Senate: Sitting Marked by Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, February 21, 2013: Starting 37 minutes late, the fourth sitting of 91st session which met for only 22 minutes on Thursday, witnessed low attendance of Senators. Only five senators were present at the outset while 22 were there at the adjournment.

The Leader of the House did not attend

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Low Attendance Persists

ISLAMABAD, February 20, 2013: Starting 35 minutes late, the third sitting of the ongoing 91st session of Senate continued to witness low attendance of Senators. Only four Senators were present at the outset while 17 were there at the adjournment. Seven Senators spoke on the Adjournment Motion about the recent Quetta Bomb Blast.  A JUIF…

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Sitting Marked by Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, February 18, 2013: Starting 35 minutes late, the second sitting of 91st session which met for only 25 minutes on Tuesday, witnessed low attendance of Senators. Only five senators were present at the outset while 16 were there at the adjournment, says Free

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Sitting Marked by Low Attendance; Walkouts over Quetta Bomb Blast

ISLAMABAD, February 18, 2013: Starting 30 late, the first sitting of 91st session on Monday witnessed low attendance of Senators. Only two senators were present at the outset while 13 were there at the adjournment, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet based on direct observation of

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Almost 45% agenda left Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, 9 February, 2013: Senate’s 90th session was marked by the passage of the Fair Trial Bill amidst walkouts by both treasury and the opposition parties and low Senators’ attendance as 45% of the agenda was left unaddressed.

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Senate: Sitting Marked by Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, February 08, 2012: Starting an hour and 15 minutes late, the 11th and the last sitting of the Senate’s 90th session was marked by low attendance. Only 11 senators were present at the outset while 14 were there at the time of adjournment. A maximum

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