Senate: Low Attendance Persists

ISLAMABAD, July 31, 2012: Starting an hour and 15 minutes late, the third sitting of the Senate’s 84th session, which met for two hours and 13 minutes, continued to witness low attendance. Only nine Senators were present at the outset of the sitting while 18 were there at the adjournment.

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Senate: Most of Agenda Items Left Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, July 30, 2012: Starting 30 minutes behind schedule, the second sitting of Senate, which lasted an hour and 22 minutes, witnessed a protest by the government’s coalition partner – ANP – and NP over the power outages.

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Less than half of MPAs debate budget

ISLAMABAD June 27, 2012: Only 29 out of 65 Members of the Balochistan Assembly spoke on the budget 2012-13 for almost 60% of the 32nd session time that concluded on June 20, says a Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) preliminary report on Wednesday.  

 

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