19th Session: Sindh Assembly Passes 20 Bills, Adopts 18 Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, May 28, 2015: The 19th session of the Sindh Assembly was marked by low attendance of lawmakers as the House passed 20 bills and adopted 18 resolutions, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The session, comprising 18 sittings, started on April 6 and ended on May 21, 2015. On average, each sitting started…

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Sindh Assembly Sitting Marked by Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, May 21, 2015: The Sindh Assembly passed a government bill on Thursday as the House continued to witness low attendance of lawmakers, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 68 minutes behind the schedule with 20 members present at the start and 63 at the time of adjournment. The Chief Minister…

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Sindh Assembly Passes Three Bills amid Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, May 20, 2015: The Sindh Assembly passed three government bills on Wednesday as the House continued to witness low attendance of lawmakers, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 68 minutes behind the schedule with 22 members present at the start and 49 at the time of adjournment. The Chief Minister…

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Sindh Assembly Greets Zimbabwean Cricket Team

ISLAMABAD, May 19, 2015: The Sindh Assembly during 16th sitting of its ongoing session on Tuesday adopted a resolution to greet the Zimbabwean cricket team on its historic visit to Pakistan, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The cricket team of Zimbabwe is visiting Lahore after a gap of six…

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Sindh Assembly: Pre-Budget Debate Continues amid Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, May 18, 2015: The Sindh Assembly continued its pre-budget debate on Monday amid low attendance and participation of lawmakers, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 66 minutes behind the schedule with 35 lawmakers (21%) present at the start and 58 (35%) at the time of adjournment. However, only 14 members…

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Sindh Assembly Condemns Karachi Bus Attack

ISLAMABAD, May 15, 2015: The Sindh Assembly adopted a resolution on Friday to condemn the sectarian attack at Safoora Chowk in Karachi that killed nearly 45 people belonging to the Ismaili community earlier this week, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The House deferred the pre-budget debate to discuss the resolution as the session…

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Sindh Assembly Starts Pre-Budget Debate

ISLAMABAD, May 12, 2015: The Sindh Assembly started its pre-budget debate on Tuesday, giving lawmakers an opportunity to express their priorities for the upcoming provincial budget, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 50 minutes behind the schedule with 35 lawmakers (21%) present at the start and 48 (29%) at the time…

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Sindh Assembly Sitting Marked by Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, May 11, 2015: The Sindh Assembly witnessed low attendance of lawmakers on Monday as the House discussed a report on budget expenditures and utilization during the third quarter of the current fiscal year, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 69 minutes behind the schedule with 38 lawmakers (23%) present at…

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Sindh Assembly Passes LG (Second Amendment) Bill 2015

ISLAMABAD, May 8, 2015: The Sindh Assembly passed the Sindh Local Government (Second Amendment) Bill 2015 during 11th sitting of its ongoing session on Friday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 40 minutes behind the schedule with 35 (21%) lawmakers present at the start and 44 (26%) at the time of…

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Sindh Assembly: 90% Agenda Left Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, May 5, 2015: The Sindh Assembly left 90% of its agenda unaddressed on Tuesday as the House continued to witness low attendance, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 69 minutes behind the schedule with 38 members (23%) present at the start and 63 (38%) at the time of adjournment. The…

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