Sindh Assembly Addresses 50 Percent Agenda during 5th Session

61 percent lawmakers participate in debate on Finance Bill, 2019 Opposition’s Protests disrupt the proceedings for four percent of total time 11 resolutions adopted, 61 percent starred questions addressed  The Provincial Assembly of Sindh transacted half of its scheduled business during fifth session comprising 32 sittings that continued between June 12, 2019 and September 2,…

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Sindh Assembly Addresses 56 Percent Agenda during 4th Session

• 51 lawmakers remain inactive during the proceedings ISLAMABAD, May 21, 2019: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh transacted 56 percent of its scheduled business during 49-sitting fourth session that continued between January 9, 2019 and May 18, 2019. The House passed 11 government bills and held pre-budget debate consuming 16 percent of the proceedings. Almost…

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Sindh Assembly: 56% Lawmakers Take Part in Budget Discussion

Sindh Assembly: 56% Lawmakers Take Part in Budget Discussion

ISLAMABAD, October 1, 2018: As many as 93 out of 165 (56%) sitting lawmakers participated in the general discussion on budget 2018-19 held during the second session of the Provincial Assembly of Sindh, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Session Report.

The House met for 46 hours and 36 minutes cumulatively during eight sittings held between September 17, 2018 and September 30, 2018. Of this cumulative duration, two hours and 50 minutes were lost in suspension of proceedings due to prayer breaks. Each sitting started 56 minutes behind its scheduled time and continued for five hours and 49 minutes, on average. Read more

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Profiles of Provincial Assemblies 2018 - 2023

Profiles of Provincial Assemblies 2018 – 2023

ISLAMABAD, August 24, 2018: Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) has compiled the Profiles of the Members of all Provincial Assemblies (MPAs) who started their five-year term in August 2018. This detailed analysis report includes the party position of the MPAs, their qualifications, professional diversity, contribution to party funds, pending criminal cases, and their assets.

The report is based on the information contained in Form-B and Affidavits as annexed to the Nomination Papers submitted to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) by the contesting candidates of General Election 2018.

Values in foreign currency have been converted in to Pakistani Rupee using the online currency conversion utility Oanda at the rate applicable on the date of submission of Statement of Assets and Liabilities, while value of gold (where not mentioned) has been calculated at the rate of 60,000 PKR per Tola. Read More >>

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Sindh Assembly Passes 10 Bills, Adopts 16 Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, March 14, 2018: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh passed 10 bills and adopted 16 resolutions during its 38th session comprising 12 sittings held between February 23, 2018 and March 12, 2018. Each sitting, on average, started 90 minutes behind the scheduled time and lasted for two hours and 25 minutes. The longest sitting of the session (third)…

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Sindh Assembly Passes Six Bills, Adopts 21 Resolutions during 36th Session

Sindh Assembly Passes Six Bills, Adopts 21 Resolutions during 36th Session

Recommends Registration of 13 Million Women on Electoral Rolls ISLAMABAD, November 26, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh passed six bills and adopted 21 resolutions during 36th session that comprised 15 sittings held between November 1, 2017 and November 23, 2017, observes Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in a report. The House addressed 34 Calling Attention Notices…

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35th Session: Sindh PA Passes Six Bills, Adopts Four Resolutions

35th Session: Sindh PA Passes Six Bills, Adopts Four Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, August 1, 2017: The Provincial Assembly of Sindh passed six government bills and adopted four resolutions during 35th session that comprised six sittings held between July 24, 2017 and July 31, 2017. The approved legislation included the Sindh Accountability Bill, 2017, the Sindh Removal from Service (Special Powers) (Repeal) Bill, 2017, the Sindh Forensic…

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Sindh Assembly: 60% Lawmakers Contribute to Budget Debate

Sindh Assembly: 60% Lawmakers Contribute to Budget Debate

PPPP Government presents 10th consecutive budget in Sindh Eight female, 60 male members remain silent during budget discussion ISLAMABAD, June 20, 2017: Nearly 60% of the lawmakers contributed to the budget debate during the Sindh Assembly’s 33rd session, as compared to the legislators of the Provincial Assemblies of the Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa where this…

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Sindh Assembly Passes Four Bills, Adopts 13 Resolutions

Points of Order consume 11% of Proceedings Private Member’s Agenda remains unaddressed ISLAMABAD, 19 May 2017:  The Provincial Assembly of Sindh passed four bills and adopted thirteen resolutions during 32nd session that comprised 17 sittings held between April 12, 2017 and May 18, 2017. The House did not take up more than half (53%) of…

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Sindh Assembly Overlooks Procedural Requirements to Pass Most of Bills

Passes 142 legislative proposals including 10 Private Members’ Bills Ruling party fulfills less than one third promises committed in 2013 Election Manifesto Sindh Transparency and Right to Information Bill, 2016 and Hindus Marriage Bill among important provincial legislations No legislation done in justice system, policing and civil services, inclusion of youth in policy-making, women empowerment, regulation…

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