ISLAMABAD, January 18, 2012: The second sitting of the Senate met for three hours and 25 minutes with low attendance of Senators. Only 13 were present at the outset of the sitting while 26 present at the adjournment.
ISLAMABAD, January 18, 2012: The Sindh Assembly met for three hours and 20 minutes during the 15th sitting of the ongoing session on Wednesday. Out of the 15 questions listed for the Question Hour, 11 were put up and responded by relevant ministries. Fifty supplementary questions were raised during the sitting. An Adjournment Motion about…Details
ISLAMABAD, January 18: A Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) report on Wednesday said some maternity services were found lacking in Basic Health Units (BHUs) observed in December 2011. FAFEN Governance Monitors visited 133 BHUs in 87 districts nationwide- 65 in 34 districts in Punjab, 28 in 21 districts in KP, 24 in 16 districts in Sindh, 13 in as many districts in Balochistan and three in as many agencies in FATA.Details
ISLAMABAD, January 18, 2012: The National Assembly during the fifth sitting of the ongoing session met for an hour and 56 minutes on Wednesday. A total of 92 Legislators were present at the start and 70 were present when the sitting was adjourned. Members raised a total of 21 Points of Order, which consumed 53% of the sitting time.Details
ISLAMABAD, January 17, 2012: The National Assembly met for an hour and one minute during the fourth sitting on Tuesday. The sitting, which started 19 minutes late, witnessed low attendance of Members. Only 61 Legislators were present at the start and 97 when the sitting was adjourned. The Agenda for the sitting was set ambitiously, as the House left most of the 45 items on the Orders of the Day unaddressed.Details
ISLAMABAD, January 16, 2012: The Sindh Assembly that met for 25 minutes, its 13th sitting of the ongoing session, was adjourned until Tuesday due to the death of PPPP MPA Syed Mohsin Shah Bukhari. There were a total of 36 Members present at the start of the sitting and 50 at the end. Only the…Details
ISLAMABAD, January 16, 2012: The National Assembly during the third sitting adopted a Resolution regarding the supremacy of democracy. A total of six Members – including the PM, the Leader of the Opposition, the parliamentary leaders of ANP and PPPS, and a Member of PMLN and MMAP – spoke on the Resolution for 80 minutes. The PMLN and PPPS Members staged a walkout protesting the Resolution.Details
ISLAMABAD, January 13, 2012: The Sindh Assembly met for 25 minutes, its 12th sitting of the ongoing session. There were a total of 47 Members present at the start of the sitting and 69 at the end. The sitting was adjourned until Monday after fathea was offered for the Pir Pagara Syed Shah Mardan Shah-II.…Details