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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Sindh Assembly Passes 3 Bills, Takes up Four CANS

ISLAMABAD, November 10, 2014: The Sindh Assembly passed three bills and took up four Calling Attention Notices (CANs) during the 6th sitting of 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 Epidemic Diseases Bill 2014, the…

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74% Agenda Not Taken Up on Private Members’ Day in Sindh PA

ISLAMABAD, October 28, 2014: Starting 57 minutes behind schedule, the Sindh Assembly left unaddressed 74% agenda items on the orders of the day during the 5th sitting of 15th session on Tuesday, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). A MQM member tabled the Sindh Police Rules, 1934 (Amendment) Bill 2014 as a private…

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13 More Bills Introduced in Sindh Assembly

ISLAMABAD, October 27, 2014: Starting 79 minutes behind the schedule, the Sindh Assembly adopted a resolution seeking measures to tackle threat of Ebola virus while 13 bills were also introduced during the 4th sitting of 15th session on Monday, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Tabled by a PPPP lawmaker, the House unanimously…

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Three Bills Passed, 4 Resolutions Adopted in Sindh Assembly

ISLAMABAD, October 24, 2014: Starting 57 minutes behind the schedule, the Sindh Assembly passed three bills and adopted four resolutions during the 3rd sitting of 15th session on Friday, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The Minister for Parliamentary Affairs introduced five bills, of which, three were passed by the House. The passed…

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