Punjab Assembly passes bills amid Quorum

ISLAMABAD, June 21, 2012: Starting two hours behind schedule, the 13th sitting of 38th session of the Punjab Assembly witnessed low attendance as the House passed eight Bills, including the Punjab Finance Bill 2012.

Only 34 Members (9% of the total membership of

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KP Assembly Passes Budget

ISLAMABAD, June 20, 2012:  Starting 27 minutes late, the tenth sitting of the ongoing session, which met for six hours, passed the budget on Wednesday. The House approved 50 demands for grants during the sitting.

The long-stretched sitting witnessed low attendance of Members

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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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Punjab Assembly passes budget amid two walkouts

ISLAMABAD, June 20, 2012: The Punjab Assembly on Wednesday passed the budget in the 12th sitting of the 38th session as the House witnessed two walkouts over burning of legislators’ homes in the province and use of indecent language against women MPAs.

Only

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Sitting adjourned on PM’s disqualification verdict

ISLAMABAD, June 19, 2012:  The ninth sitting of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s 26th session witnessed a five-minute protest by legislators shortly after the Prime Minister was disqualified by the Supreme Court. The sitting was adjourned after the protest.  

All MPAs, except those belonging to PMLN, walked out of

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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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Balochistan Assembly: Sitting meets for 40 minutes

ISLAMABAD, June 19, 2012: Meeting only for 40 minutes on Tuesday, the 5th sitting of the 32nd session of the Balochistan Assembly unanimously approved 51 Demands for Grants. Starting 15 minutes behind schedule, the sitting witnessed 28 Members (43% of the total Membership of 65) at the start and 26 (40%) when it was adjourned.…

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Debate on budget continues amid lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, June 19, 2012: Only ten legislators were present in the House when the Punjab Assembly started debate on budget on Tuesday as the 11th sitting of 38th session witnessed the treasury and opposition benches chanting slogans against each other.

Meeting for three hours and 43 minutes

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