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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Sindh Assembly Marked By Low Attendance of MPAs

ISLAMABAD, October 21, 2014: Starting an hour and four minutes behind schedule, the Sindh Assembly witnessed low attendance in the 2nd sitting of 15th session on Tuesday, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Forty-seven MPAs were present at the start while 46 were there at the adjournment of the sitting. The House unanimously…

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Sindh Assembly Passes Local Government (Amendment) Bill 2014

ISLAMABAD, October 20, 2014: Starting two hours behind the schedule, the Sindh Assembly passed the Sindh Local Government (Amendment) Bill 2014 and unanimously adopted five resolutions during the first sitting of 15th session on Monday, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Tabled by the Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, the House passed the Sindh…

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14th Session of Sindh Assembly Marked By Low Interest of MPAs

ISLAMABAD, September 26, 2014: Low attendance of MPAs and protest by opposition benches against the allocation of seats in the newly made assembly hall marked the short two-sitting 14th session of the Sindh Assembly. Meeting for five hours and 29 minutes, with an average delay of 51 minutes, adopted three Resolutions condemning the division and…

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Last Sitting of 14th Session Witness Low Attendance

Session prorogued sine die ISLAMABAD, September 26, 2014: The last sitting of the 14th session of Sindh Assembly witnessed low attendance of MPAs as only 17% of the total membership was present at the outset, while 26 % were there at the adjournment of the sitting, says Free and Fair Election Network. Meeting for three…

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Sindh Assembly Restricts Under Age Marriage, Passes Three Other Bills

ISLAMABAD, May 8, 2014: The Sindh Assembly passed four bills, adopted 28 resolutions and held a post-budget debate during the longest-ever session which witnessed 19 sittings, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its preliminary report. Out of the seven bills introduced, the House passed three government and one private members’ bill. Two…

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Sindh Assembly Completes 100 Sittings

Session Prorogued ISLAMABAD, May 5, 2014: The 12th session of the Sindh Assembly was prorogued on Monday after achieving the benchmark of completing 100 sittings during the ongoing parliamentary year, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. The House held post budget (2013-14) review discussion which was concluded by the Chief…

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