SPLGO provokes tumult in Sindh Assembly session

KARACHI, November 15, 2012: The first sitting of Sindh Assembly’s 39th session convened to debate the Sindh Peoples Local Government ordinance 2012 met for four hours and 48 minutes on Thursday. The members of ANP, NPP, PMLF and PML staged three walkouts, demanding the allotment of opposition seats by the speaker. Three bills appeared on…

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Report on performance of Sindh Assembly launched

KARACHI, September 29, 2012: The five sessions of the Sindh Assembly held between November 2011 and May 2012 were marked by legislation on education-related issues, and resolutions for improving access to health facilities, and condemning forced conversions of minorities, says a report launched by the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) The report is based…

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Sindh Assembly: Last Sitting Marked by Low Attendance of MPAs

ISLAMABAD, August 8, 2012: The second and the last sitting of Sindh Assembly’s 37th session which met for two hours and 11 minutes on Wednesday continued to witness low attendance. Nineteen (11% of 168) Members were present at the start while 86 (51%) were there when the sitting was adjourned. The Chief Minister did not…

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54% of Sindh Assembly Members debate budget

ISLAMABAD June 27, 2012: The passage of the budget 2012-13 in Sindh Assembly was swift and unperturbed as the entire membership is on the treasury benches, which spent 72% of the 36th session time debating the money matters, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its preliminary report on Wednesday. In the third sitting…

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Budget passed in Sindh Assembly

ISLAMABAD, June 25, 2012: Meeting for eight hours and 23 minutes, the Sindh Assembly passed the budget for the fiscal year 2012-13 along with the supplementary budget on Monday.

The 11th sitting of the 36 session, which

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Sindh Assembly: 21 MPAs speak on Budget

ISLAMABAD, June 23, 2012: Starting an hour and 33 minutes behind schedule, the tenth sitting of Sindh Assembly’s 36th session met for six hours and 23 minutes on Saturday.

Twenty-one MPAs – 13 PPPP, six MQM and one each of PMLF and NPP

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Nine MPAs Speak on Budget

ISLAMABAD, June 22, 2012: Starting an hour and 38 minutes behind schedule, the ninth sitting of Sindh Assembly’s 36th session met for two hours on Friday. Nine MPAs – five PPPP, two MQM and one each of PMLF and PML (F-B) – debated the budget for 93 minutes (78% of the sitting time). However, the…

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Low interest in debate on budget

ISLAMABAD, June 20, 2012: Starting an hour and 50 minutes behind schedule, the eighth sitting of Sindh Assembly’s 36th session met for three hours and 50 minutes on Tuesday. Eleven MPAs debated the budget for 159 minutes (69% of the sitting time). Seven of these legislators belonged to PPPP, three MQM and one PMLF. However,…

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Sindh Assembly: Seven MPAs take part in budget debate

ISLAMABAD, June 19, 2012: Starting an hour and 20 minutes behind schedule, the seventh sitting of Sindh Assembly’s 36th session met for three hours and 33 minutes on Tuesday.

Seven MPAs debated the budget for 113 minutes (53% of the sitting time). Four of these legislators belonged

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Sindh Assembly: Debate on budget lasts 50 minutes

ISLAMABAD, June 18, 2012: Starting an hour and 40 minutes behind schedule, the sixth sitting of Sindh Assembly’s 36th session, which met for an hour and 50 minutes on Monday, continued debate on budget.

Five MPAs – three PPPP and one each of

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