Senate Defers Constitutional Amendment

ISLAMABAD, February 17, 2012: The Senate did not take up the Constitution (Twentieth Amendment) Bill, 2012 during its first sitting of the 78th session on Friday. The sitting met for an hour and 41 minutes with low attendance of Senators. Only eight were present at the outset of the sitting while 32 present at the adjournment.

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Last Sitting of Senate Marked by Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, February 10, 2012:  The Senate passed the Shifa Tameer-e-Millat University Bill, 2012 during its last sitting of the 77th session.

Witnessing low attendance, the sitting lasted an hour and 40 minutes. Only 11 Senators

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Senate Meets for 21 Minutes

ISLAMABAD, February 09, 2012:  Witnessing low attendance, the 18th sitting of the ongoing Senate session lasted 21 minutes on Thursday. Only 11 Senators were present at the onset and 17 at the end of the sitting.

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Points of Order Consume More Than Half of Sitting Time

ISLAMABAD, Feb 8, 2012: Witnessing low attendance, the 17th sitting of the ongoing Senate session lasted two hours and 45 minutes on Wednesday. Only 14 Senators were present when the proceedings began while 25 were there at the end of the sitting.

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Low-Attendance Senate Sitting Debates Petroleum Prices

ISLAMABAD, February 07, 2012:  Witnessing low attendance, the 16th sitting of the ongoing Senate session lasted two hour and 35 minutes on Tuesday. Only 11 Senators were present at the onset and 15 at the end of the sitting.

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Relative Productive Sitting Witnesses Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, February 06, 2012:  Witnessing low attendance, the 15thsitting of the Senate session lasted three hour and 21 minutes on Monday. Only seven Senators were present when the proceedings began while 13 were there at the end of the sitting.

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Lack of Quorum Persists during 14th Sitting of Senate

ISLAMABAD, February 03, 2012:  Witnessing low attendance, the 14thsitting of the ongoing Senate session lasted an hour and 49 minutes on Friday. Only 11 Senators were present when the proceedings began while 20 were there at the end of the sitting.

13th Sitting of 77th Senate Session Marked by Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, February 02, 2012: The Senate unanimously passed the National Commission on the Status of Women Bill 2012 during its 13th sitting of the 77th session. Spread over an hour and 15 minutes, the sitting was marked by low attendance of Senators with only 11 present at the start and 15 at the end.

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Low Attendance Persist in Upper House

ISLAMABAD, Feb 1, 2012: Marked by low attendance of Senators, the twelfth sitting of the Upper House’s 77th session witnessed walkout over increase in the prices of petroleum products. At the start of the sitting seven Senators were present and ten were there when it was adjourned.

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Senate Low Attendance Persists

ISLAMABAD, January 31, 2012:  The 11th sitting of the Senate met for two hours and 40 minutes witnessed low attendance of Senators. Fifteen were present at the outset of the sitting while 27 at the adjournment.

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