Low attendance sitting starts over two hours late

ISLAMABAD, April 26, 2012: Starting two hours and five minutes behind schedule, the third sitting of the Sindh Assembly’s 35th session lasted an hour and 50 minutes on Thursday.   It was marked by low attendance of the Members with nine present at the start and 45 when the sitting was adjourned.  The Chief Minister did…

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2nd Sitting Marked by Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, April 24, 2012: Starting two hours behind schedule, the second sitting of Sindh Assembly’s 35th session, which met for three hours and 10 minutes on Tuesday, unanimously passed a Resolution demanding compensation for the families of the victims of Bhoja Air plane crash on April 20, 2012. The sitting witnessed low attendance of Members…

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Sindh Assembly suspends regular agenda due to MPA death

ISLAMABAD, April 23, 2012: Starting 60 minutes behind schedule, the first sitting of Sindh Assembly’s 35th session met for 30 minutes on Monday offering condolences on the death of an MPA and the victims of the plane crash near Islamabad. The sitting was marked by low attendance of Members as 32 were present at the…

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MPA unseated because of Continuous Absence

ISLAMABAD, March 22: The 14th sitting of Sindh Assembly’s 34th session, which met for two hours on Thursday, passed a motion to unseat former Chief Minister and the Parliamentary Leader of PML (F-B), Arbab Ghulam Rahim, because of continuous absence from the House. The Speaker informed the House that he has received a report from…

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Sitting passes Resolution to extend deadline for verifying voter lists

ISLAMABAD, March 21: Starting an hour and 28 minutes behind schedule, the 13th sitting of Sindh Assembly’s 34th session, which met for an hour and 42 minutes on Wednesday, unanimously passed a resolution on extending the deadline for verifying the voter lists. The resolution demanded to extend the deadline by a month for correcting and…

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Sindh Assembly Passes Two Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, March 20: Starting an hour and 30 minutes behind schedule, the 12th sitting of Sindh Assembly’s 34th session, which met for three hours and 13 minutes on Tuesday, unanimously passed two resolutions. The Quorum, visibly lacking at various stages during the sitting, was not pointed out by any of the Member. The first Resolution…

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Sitting starts after 90-minute delay

ISLAMABAD, March 19: The 11th sitting of Sindh Assembly’s 34th session, starting an hour and 30 minutes behind the schedule, met for an hour and 38 minutes on Monday. Thirty-Three MPAs were present when the House opened proceedings and 78 were there when the sitting was adjourned. The parliamentary leaders of the PML, PPPP, PMLF,…

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Sindh Assembly Meets for 15 minutes

ISLAMABAD, March 16: The tenth sitting of Sindh Assembly’s 34th session, starting an hour and 30 minutes behind schedule, had to be adjourned within 15 minutes without conducting any business, due to protests and sloganeering by MQM against extortion, lawlessness and terrorism in Karachi. The Assembly will now meet on Monday. Eighty MPAs were present…

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Sitting lasts only seventeen minutes

ISLAMABAD, March 13: The ninth sitting of Sindh Assembly’s 34th session, starting an hour and 35 minutes behind schedule, met for only 17 minutes before adjourning due to 4th Commonwealth Sindh Asia Region Parliamentary Association conference being held in Karachi without transacting any business on Tuesday. Fifty-two MPAs were present when the House opened proceedings…

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Low attendance continues

ISLAMABAD, March 12: The eighth sitting of Sindh Assembly’s 34th session, starting an hour and 10 minutes behind schedule, met for one hour and 55 minutes on Monday, deferred the Sindh Coal Bill 2012 till Friday. The Deputy Speaker chaired the entire sitting. The Speaker was absent during the sitting. The Chief Minister was present…

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