Senate: Two Bills Passed amid Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, August 11, 2015: Seventh sitting of the Senate’s ongoing 118th session witnessed the passage of two bills amid low attendance of lawmakers on Tuesday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started at 1533 hours against the scheduled time of 1530 hours with 10 (9%) lawmakers present at the start and 38…

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Low Attendance Persists in NA Sitting

ISLAMABAD, August 11, 2015: Starting 18 minutes behind the schedule, the National Assembly continued to witness low attendance as only 14 legislators (4%) were present at the start and 18 (5%) at the time of adjournment during the 12th sitting of its ongoing 24th session on Tuesday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its…

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Sindh Assembly: Low Attendance Sitting Adopts Four Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, August 11, 2015: The Sindh Assembly continued to witness low attendance as the House passed a bill and adopted four resolutions during third sitting of its ongoing 21st session on Tuesday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its daily factsheet. The sitting started 95 minutes behind the schedule with 59 lawmakers (35%) present…

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National Assembly Leaves Entire Agenda Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, August 10, 2015: The National Assembly left entire agenda unaddressed during the 11th sitting of its ongoing 24th session on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The unaddressed agenda included six legislative bills, three periodic reports of the Standing Committees and two Calling Attention Notices (CANs).  In addition, a Motion of Thanks…

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Senate Sitting Adopts Two Resolutions amidst Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, August 10, 2015: The Senate adopted two resolutions amid low attendance of lawmakers during sixth sitting of its ongoing session on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily factsheet. Sponsored by PkMAP lawmakers, the House adopted a resolution condemning the vacation of slum area (Katchi Abadi) in Sector I-11, Islamabad.…

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Balochistan PA: Two Bills Introduced, Three Resolutions Adopted

ISLAMABAD, August 10, 2015: The Balochistan Assembly witnessed introduction of two bills and adoption of three resolutions during the second sitting of its 20th session on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 52 minutes behind the schedule with 26 lawmakers (40%) present at the start and 13 (20%) at the…

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Rumpus in Sindh Assembly Leads to Adjournment of Sitting

ISLAMABAD, August 10, 2015: The Sindh Assembly left most of its agenda unaddressed owing to heated argument between treasury and the opposition during second sitting of its 21st session on Monday, says Free and Fair Election Network in its daily factsheet. The Speaker announced the suspension of proceedings for ten minutes following MQM lawmakers’ protest…

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Balochistan Assembly Passes the Balochistan Forensic Science Agency Bill

ISLAMABAD, August 7, 2015: The Balochistan Assembly passed the Balochistan Forensic Science Agency Bill 2015 during the first sitting of its 20th session on Friday, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting started 20 minutes behind the schedule with 30 lawmakers (46%) present at the start and 31 (48%) at the time of…

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Sindh Assembly Adopts Resolution against MQM Chief’s Statement

ISLAMABAD, August 7, 2015: The first sitting of the Sindh Assembly’s 21st session on Friday was marked by unanimous adoption of a resolution against the controversial statements by MQM Chief regarding the national defense and security institutions, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). A joint resolution was tabled by members of PTI, PML-N and…

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Low Attendance Persists in Senate Sitting

ISLAMABAD, August 7, 2015: Low attendance persisted in the fifth sitting of the ongoing session  of Upper House on Friday as only 13 (12%) lawmakers were present at the outset and 38 (37%) at the time of adjournment, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily factsheet. The House admitted an Adjournment Motion…

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