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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Sindh Assembly Adopts Resolution against MQM Workers’ Killing

ISLAMABAD, May 2, 2014: The Sindh Assembly unanimously adopted a resolution on Friday condemning the killings of four MQM workers in Karachi and demanded immediate arrest of the culprits during 18th sitting of the 12th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. A total of seven members – MQM (5)…

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Sindh Assembly Holds Post Budget Review Discussion

ISLAMABAD, April 30, 2014: The Sindh Assembly held post budget (2013-14) review discussion and passed a resolution demanding provincial cabinet to approve Sindh Home Based Workers Policy 2014 during 17th sitting of the 12th session on Wednesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. A total of 15 members – MQM…

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Sindh Assembly Adopts Resolution Against Load-Shedding

ISLAMABAD, April 29, 2014: The Sindh Assembly on Tuesday adopted a resolution condemning the load-shedding in the province, while the PML-N lawmakers didn’t take part in it and left the House during 16th sitting of the 12th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Tabled by Minister for Education, the…

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Sindh Assembly Passes Child Marriages Restraint Bill, 2013

ISLAMABAD, April 28, 2014: The Sindh Assembly passed one bill and took up four calling attention notices (CANs) on Monday during 15th sitting of its 12th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Introduced by Minister for Women Development, the House passed the Sindh Child Marriages Restraint Bill, 2013 after…

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Sindh PA Passes Two Bills, Adopts One Resolution

ISLAMABAD, April 25, 2014: The Sindh Assembly passed two bills and adopted one resolution on Friday during 14th sitting of its 12th session, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet. Introduced by Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, the House passed the Sindh Criminal Prosecution Service (Constitution, Functions & Powers) (Amendment) Bill, 2014…

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