Sitting Marked by Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, February 18, 2012: Starting an hour behind schedule, the fourth sitting of Sindh Assembly’s ongoing session met for an hour and 20 minutes, witnessing low attendance by Members. There were 25 Members present

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Low Attendance Persists

ISLAMABAD, February 17: Starting 58 minutes behind schedule, the second sitting of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly continued to witness low attendance by Members. Only 40 were present at the start and 21 when the sitting was adjourned. The lack of Quorum was pointed out by a Member that prompted the adjournment of the sitting. The…

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More than half of Members fail to take part in session

ISLAMABAD, February 17: The National Assembly’s 39th session spread over ten sittings was marked by the passage of 20th constitutional amendment as 54% Members did not take part in the proceedings, says a Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) preliminary report on Friday.

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Low attendance persists

ISLAMABAD, February 17, 2012: Starting more than an hour behind schedule, the third sitting of Sindh Assembly’s ongoing session met for an hour and 57 minutes, witnessing low attendance by Members. There were 48 Members present at the start of the sitting and 66 at the end.  Maximum number of members present at any point…

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Senate Defers Constitutional Amendment

ISLAMABAD, February 17, 2012: The Senate did not take up the Constitution (Twentieth Amendment) Bill, 2012 during its first sitting of the 78th session on Friday. The sitting met for an hour and 41 minutes with low attendance of Senators. Only eight were present at the outset of the sitting while 32 present at the adjournment.

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First Sitting of Punjab Assembly Witnesses Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, February 15, 2012: Starting two hours and 10 minutes behind schedule, the first sitting of the 34th session of the Punjab Assembly lasted an hour and 40 minutes. It witnessed low attendance of Members with 30 present at the outset and only 10 when the sitting was adjourned. A Resolution regarding “the Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament)…

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35 Points of Order raised in Low Attendance Sitting

ISLAMABAD, February 15, 2012: Starting an hour and 28 minutes behind schedule, the second sitting of the Sindh Assembly met for three hours and 32 minutes, witnessing low attendance of Members – 53 were present at the outset and 54 at the end. A Resolution calling on the federal government for an enacting of a…

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Sindh Assembly Relatively Better Attendance Observed

ISLAMABAD, February 13, 2012: Starting two hours and five minutes behind schedule, the first sitting of the Sindh Assembly’s 33rd session met for two hours, witnessing relatively better attendance of Members – 96 were present at the outset and 80 at the end. The House adopted a Resolution calling on the federal government to publish…

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