Senate: Low Attendance Persists

ISLAMABAD, August 21, 2013: The Upper House on Wednesday witnessed low attendance of Senators as the debate on the August 15 standoff in Islamabad was concluded by the Interior Minister in the third sitting of the 97th session.

There were five Senators at the beginning of the sitting, 22 at the

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Punjab Assembly: Local Government Bill Passed

ISLAMABAD, August 21, 2013: The Punjab Assembly passed the Punjab Local Government Bill 2013 amid the opposition’s protest in the seventh sitting of the fourth session on Wednesday. Seventeen legislators debated the Local Government Bill during the sitting which lasted for eight hours and 10 minutes. The legislators on the opposition benches attended the sitting…

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Senate: Sitting Marked by Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, August 20, 2013: The second sitting of ongoing 97th session of Senate was marked by low attendance as the Upper House debated the armed standoff in Islamabad on August 15.

Only 14 Senators were present at the outset while 22 were present at the end of the sitting.

Eleven Senators debated

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Punjab Assembly: Two Resolutions Adopted

ISLAMABAD, August 20, 2013: The Punjab Assembly on Tuesday adopted two resolutions during the sixth sitting of the fourth session. Another resolution tabled by a PTI legislator against the drone attacks was put off till the next sitting. The two adopted resolutions by PML-N MPAs asked the federal government to immediately impose a tax amnesty…

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Punjab Assembly: Bill on Animal Slaughter Control Passed

ISLAMABAD, August 19, 2013: The Punjab Assembly on Monday passed the Punjab Animal Slaughter Control (Amendment) Bill 2013 as a committee report on the local government law was presented in the fourth session’s fifth sitting. Tabled by a PTI MPA, the House also adopted a resolution against the firing on the building of the Express…

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Balochistan Assembly: Draft on Amending Rules Presented

ISLAMABAD, August 19, 2013: A draft of amendments in the rules of procedure was presented in the second sitting of the fifth session of Balochistan Assembly on Monday. 

The draft of the proposed amendments under the 18th amendment in the House rules of procedure was presented by

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Sindh Assembly: Local Government Bill Passed

ISLAMABAD, August 19, 2013: The Sindh Assembly passed the Sindh Local Government Bill and the Sindh Universities Laws (Amendment) Bill amid the opposition’s protests in the first sitting of the fifth session on Monday. Led by the Leader of the Opposition, MQM legislators staged a protest against the passage of the Sindh Local Government Bill for three minutes.

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