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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Sindh Assembly Passes Five Bills, Adopts Eight Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, December 10, 2014: The Sindh Assembly passed five bills and adopted eight resolutions during the second (last) sitting of its 17th session as low attendance of lawmakers prevailed, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily factsheet. The House passed five bills tabled by the Minister for Parliamentary Affairs and referred three…

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Low Attendance Marks Sindh Assembly Sitting

ISLAMABAD, December 9, 2014: Starting 93 minutes behind the schedule, the first sitting of the Sindh Assembly’s 17th session was marked by low attendance as 49 members (30% of the total membership) were present at the start and 63 (38%) were there at the adjournment, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). All six starred…

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Sindh Assembly: Sitting Marked by Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, December 5, 2014: Starting 44 minutes behind the schedule, the first and last sitting of Sindh Assembly’s 16th session was marked by low attendance of members as 44 were present at the outset while 51 were there at the adjournment, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) on Friday. The single sitting session witnessed…

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Sindh Assembly: 14 Bills Passed, 10 Introduced Amid Protests, Low Attendance

Islamabad, November 24, 2014: The Sindh Assembly passed 14 bills during its 15th session despite low attendance of legislators, says Free and Fair Election Network in its preliminary report based on direct observation. The session started on October 20 and ended on November 19; consuming 45 hours and 18 minutes. On average, each sitting started…

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Sindh Assembly: Five Government Bills Passed Amid Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, November 19, 2014:  The Chair prorogued sine die the 15th session of the Sindh Assembly as the House passed five treasury-backed bills and adopted two resolutions in its 11th sitting on Wednesday despite low attendance, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). As many as 43 (26%) members were present at the start…

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Private Resolution Adopted Amidst Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, November 18, 2014: The Sindh Assembly unanimously adopted a resolution regarding non-Muslims amid low attendance during the 10th sitting of the ongoing 15th session on Tuesday, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The resolution, tabled by PML-F legislator, recommended the provincial government to act against the kidnapping of a Hindu girl Anjli…

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Sindh Assembly Passes Three Bills; Takes up Three CANs

ISLAMABAD, November 17, 2014: The Sindh Assembly passed three bills and took up three calling attention notices (CANs) during the 9th sitting of the 15th session on Monday, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Tabled by the Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, the House passed three bills including the Sindh Arms (Amendment) Bill, 2014;…

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Sindh Assembly Marked By Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, November 14, 2014: Starting 30 minutes behind schedule, the 8th sitting of 15th session of Sindh Assembly was marked by low attendance as only 3 MPAs were present at the start while 56 were there at the adjournment of the sitting says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). MQM lawmakers protested in the…

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Sindh Assembly Adopts Resolution to Probe Reasons of Thar Drought

ISLAMABAD, November 11, 2014: The Sindh Assembly adopted a resolution urging the provincial government to form a multi-party committee to probe the causes of drought at Thar resulting the loss of lives during the 7th sitting of 15th session on Tuesday, says Free and Fair Election Network. Tabled by the Leader of the Opposition, the…

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