Senate: Sitting Marked by Protests by MQM and ANP

ISLAMABAD, November 13, 2012: Starting 44 minutes late, the fourth sitting of 87th session on Tuesday witnessed low attendance of Senators. Only eight were present at the outset while 21 were there at the adjournment. Additionally, the Deputy Chairman and the parliamentary leaders of PML, BNPA, ANP, and PMLF did not attend the sitting.

Details

Senate: Most of the agenda left unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, November 12, 2012: Starting 50 minutes late, the third sitting of 87th session on Monday witnessed low attendance. Only six Senators were present at the outset and 13 were there when the sitting was adjourned.

Details

Senate: Second sitting witnesses low attendance

ISLAMABAD, November 8, 2012: Starting 40 minutes late, the second sitting of Senate\’s 87th session on Thursday witnessed low attendance of Senators. Only eight were present at the outset while 16 were there at the adjournment. A Standing Committee report on a Bill about setting up Intellectual Property Organization of Pakistan was presented before the House.

Details

Senate: First Sitting Marked by Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, November 6, 2012: Starting an hour and six minutes late, the first sitting of 87th session on Tuesday witnessed low attendance of Senators. Only eight were present at the outset while 16 were there at the adjournment.

Details

Lack of Quorum Persists

ISLAMABAD, November 5, 2012: Starting an hour and 35 minutes behind schedule, the second sitting of 42th session of the Punjab Assembly witnessed low attendance as only 6% (22 of the total 371) MPAs were present at the outset and 8% at the adjournment due to lack of quorum pointed out by a Member of…

Details

Senate: Low attendance persists

ISLAMABAD, October 18, 2012: Starting 30 minutes late, the ninth and last sitting of 86th session met for three hours and 50 minutes on Thursday as it continued to witness low attendance of Senators. Only six legislators were present at the outset and 18 were there at the adjournment.

Details

Senate passes the Drug Regulatory Authority Bill 2012

ISLAMABAD, October 17, 2012: Starting 35 minutes late, the eighth sitting of ongoing 86th session met for three hours and 25 minutes on Wednesday as it continued to witness low attendance of Senators. Only four legislators were present at the outset and 17 were there at the adjournment.

Details

Senate Debates Floods in Balochistan

ISLAMABAD, October 16, 2012: Starting 45 minutes behind schedule, the seventh sitting of the ongoing 86th session met for two hours and 30 minutes on Tuesday. Members debated the aftermath of floods in Balochistan.

Details

Senate: All Agenda Items Left Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, October 15, 2012: Starting 41 minutes late, the sixth sitting of ongoing 86th session met for an hour and three minutes on Monday continued to witness low attendance of Senators. Only four legislators were present at the outset and 21 were there at the adjournment.

Details

Sitting Marked by Low Attendance of Senators

ISLAMABAD, October 12, 2012: Starting 30 minutes late, the fifth sitting of ongoing 86th session on Friday continued to witness low attendance of Senators as only eight were present at the outset and 15 were there at the adjournment of the sitting.

Details