4th KP Assembly Sitting Marked by Ministerial Absence

ISLAMABAD, December 17, 2012: Starting 35 minutes late, the 4th sitting of the ongoing Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly’s 29th session continued to witness absence of ministers. However, all starred questions (requiring oral replies) were taken up and responded to by the relevant ministries.

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Despite Low Attendance Trade Development Authority Bill Passed

ISLAMABAD, December 17, 2012: Starting 35 minutes late, the 6th sitting of the ongoing National Assembly session did not discuss the motion on law and order in the country. The sitting was also marked by low attendance as only 41 legislators were present at the start of the sitting while

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Low Attendance Sitting Leaves All Agenda Items

ISLAMABAD, December 14, 2012: Starting an hour and 50 minutes late, the second sitting of the 43rd session of Punjab Assembly met for an hour and 40 minutes continued to witness low attendance of members. Only 7% of the current 369 members were present at the outset while 5% were

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Low Attendance Sitting meets for 95 minutes

ISLAMABAD, December 14, 2012: Starting 51 minutes late, the 3rd sitting of the ongoing 88th session continued to witness low attendance of Senators as only eleven Senators (11% of the total membership) were present at the start, while 21 (20%) were there when the sitting was adjourned.

 Additionally, the parliamentary leaders

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Ministerial Absence Marks 3rd KP Assembly Sitting

ISLAMABAD, December 14, 2012: The 3rd sitting of the ongoing Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly’s 29th session was marked by the low attendance of the members as only 38 were present at the outset while 28 were there at the adjournment of the sitting.

 The

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Low Attendance NA Sitting Leaves All Agenda Items Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, December 14, 2012: Starting 30 minutes late, the 5th sitting of National Assembly’s 48th session which met for an hour and 30 minutes on Friday witnessed low attendance of members.  Thirty-one (9%) members were present at the start while 80 (23%) were there when the

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Punjab Assembly: Most of the agenda left unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, December 13, 2012: Starting two hours and 50 minutes behind schedule, the first sitting of the 43rd session witnessed low attendance of legislators as most of the agenda was left unaddressed.

Forty-seven members were present at the outset while there were 21 at the end of

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Sitting Marked by Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, December 13, 2012: Starting 30 minutes behind the schedule, the second sitting of the 88th session continued to witness low attendance of Senators. Only five Senators were present at the outset and 26 were there when the sitting was adjourned. Parliamentary leaders of MQM, BNPA, NP

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Low Attendance Persists in National Assembly

ISLAMABAD, December 13, 2012: The National Assembly, which met for an hour and 48 minutes during the fourth sitting of the 48th session, presented a Standing Committee report on the Constitution (Twenty-first Amendment) Bill 2012 in the House.

However, the Gwadar Port Authority Bill 2012 was not

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63% increase in gastroenteritis cases

A report based on data collected from 87 district health offices in as many districts in September

ISLAMABAD, December 13, 2012: Gastroenteritis cases registered a sharp increase of 63% in September – an average 3,520 incidents reported in each district compared

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