Low Attendance Persists in Sindh Assembly

ISLAMABAD, February 9, 2015: Starting 32 minutes behind the schedule, the tenth sitting of the Sindh Assembly’s 18th session continued to witness low attendance of lawmakers. Only 18 members (11%) were present at the start of the sitting and 72 (43%) at the time of adjournment. The Leader of the House did not attend the…

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Low Attendance Observed in Sindh Assembly Sitting

ISLAMABAD, February 6, 2015: Starting 49 minutes behind the schedule, the ninth sitting of the Sindh Assembly’s 18th session was marked by low attendance of lawmakers, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Forty-three members (26%) were present at the start of the sitting and 65 (39%) at the time of adjournment. The Leader of…

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Two Resolutions Passed, Bill Introduced in Sindh Assembly

ISLAMABAD, February 3, 2015: Starting 36 minutes behind the schedule, the eighth sitting of the Sindh Assembly’s 18th session witnessed the introduction of a bill and unanimous passage of two resolutions amid low attendance of legislators, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Only nine members (5%) were present at the start of the sitting…

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Sindh Assembly Sitting Marked by Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, February 2, 2015: Starting 20 minutes behind the schedule, the seventh sitting of the Sindh Assembly’s ongoing session was marked by low attendance of lawmakers, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily factsheet. Only 13 members (8%) were present at the start of the sitting and 81 (48%) at the time…

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Sindh Assembly: Only three members show up for the sixth sitting

ISLAMABAD, January 30, 2015:  Sixth sitting of the 18th Sindh Assembly session had to be adjourned after just four minutes owing to absence of majority of lawmakers belonging to both the treasury and opposition benches, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The sitting started seven minutes behind the scheduled time…

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Sindh Assembly Introduces Bill, Adopts Three Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, January 27, 2015: The Sindh Assembly introduced a bill and adopted three resolutions during the fifth sitting of its 18th session on Tuesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The Sindh Institute of Management and Technology Bill 2015 was introduced by a PPPP lawmaker and referred to the relevant standing committee for further…

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Sindh Assembly: 89% Agenda left Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, January 26, 2015: Starting 79 minutes behind schedule, the fourth sitting of the Sindh Assembly’s 18th session left 89% of the agenda items unaddressed, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The agenda items not taken up included five calling attention notices (CANs), a government bill, an adjournment motion and a question of privilege. The CANs…

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Low Attendance Persists in Sindh Assembly

ISLAMABAD, January 23, 2015: The third sitting of the Sindh Assembly’s 18th session was marked by low attendance of lawmakers – with 39 MPAs (23%) present at the start and 71 (42%) at the time of adjournment, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The quorum was visibly lacking at various stages of the sitting.…

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Sindh Assembly: Second Sitting Marked by Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, January 22, 2015: Starting 51 minutes behind schedule, the second sitting of the Sindh Assembly’s 18th session witnessed low attendance as only 11 MPAs were present at the outset and 71 at the time of adjournment, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The quorum was visibly lacking at various stages of the sitting.…

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Sindh Assembly Adopts Resolution against Blasphemous Caricatures

ISLAMABAD, January 21, 2015: The Sindh Assembly unanimously adopted a resolution against blasphemous caricatures published by a French magazine during the first sitting of its 18th session on Wednesday, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The resolution demanded the Organization of Islamic Conference, European Union and United Nations to take stern action against…

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