Senate: Session’s Last Sitting Marked by Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, December 21, 2012: Starting an hour and four minutes late, the 7th and the last sitting of the 88th session of Senate was marked by low attendance as only six senators were present at the outset and 21 were there at the adjournment of the sitting.

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48th Session of NA: 62 percent of agenda left unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, December 21, 2012: The 48th session of National Assembly unanimously passed the Fair Trail Bill 2012 as the House witnessed low attendance leaving 62% of the agenda appearing on the Orders of the Day unaddressed, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN)

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Punjab Assembly: Low Attendance Observed; Most Agenda Left Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, December 21, 2012: The seventh sitting of the 43rd session witnessed a persistent low members’ attendance, leaving  most of the agenda on the orders of the day  unaddressed. Only six members were present at the outset, while 40 (11%of total membership) were there at the adjournment of the sitting. A maximum of 56 members…

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NA: Fair Trial Bill Passed Unanimously

ISLAMABAD, December 20, 2012: The National Assembly, which met for four hours, unanimously passed the Investigation for Fair Trial Bill 2012 in the ninth sitting of the 48th session.

The Standing Committee on Law and Justice presented its report on the bill which

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Sitting Adjourned Due to Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, December 20, 2012: The sixth sitting of the 43rd session starting an hour and 13 minutes late, was adjourned due to persistent lack of quorum, leaving most agenda on the orders of the day unaddressed.

In the 371 member house only five

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Senate: Low Attendance Persists

ISLAMABAD, December 19, 2012: Only six Senators were observed to be present at the outset and 22 at the adjournment of the 5th sitting of the ongoing 88th session of the Senate. Starting 53 minutes late, the sitting met for two hours and 26 minutes.

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Balochistan Assembly Sitting Meets for 45 minutes

ISLAMABAD, December 19, 2012: Starting after a long stretched delay of two hours and 35 minutes, the first sitting of the 36th session of the Balochistan Assembly met for 45 minutes The Question Hour was not held. Most of the sitting time (88%) was consumed by Points of Order. None of the Points of Order…

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61 killed in second week of December

ISLAMABAD, December 19, 2012: Political violence in the second week of December affected 112 people in 52 incidents across the country,
killing 61 people and injuring 51 others. Sindh reported a total of 34 incidents, followed by nine in Balochistan,
five in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), two in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP)

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