ISLAMABAD, August 22, 2013: An Adjournment Motion on increase in prices of petroleum was not allowed after it did not get required vote of 26 Senators during the fourth sitting of the 97th session on Thursday. The Ministry of Petroleum objected as an ANP Senator wanted to move the Adjournment Motion on increase in petroleum prices. The Chair did not allow the motion as it only got 25 votes from the House.Details
ISLAMABAD, August 22, 2013: An Adjournment Motion on increase in prices of petroleum was not allowed after it did not get required vote of 26 Senators during the fourth sitting of the 97th session on Thursday. The Ministry of Petroleum objected as an ANP Senator wanted to move the Adjournment Motion on increase in petroleum…Details
ISLAMABAD, August 21: The National Assembly approved the motion calling for forming 34 Standing Committees during the sixth sitting of its fourth session on Wednesday.Details
ISLAMABAD, August 21, 2013: The Punjab Assembly passed the Punjab Local Government Bill 2013 amid the opposition’s protest in the seventh sitting of the fourth session on Wednesday. Seventeen legislators debated the Local Government Bill during the sitting which lasted for eight hours and 10 minutes. The legislators on the opposition benches attended the sitting…Details
ISLAMABAD, August 21, 2013: The Upper House on Wednesday witnessed low attendance of Senators as the debate on the August 15 standoff in Islamabad was concluded by the Interior Minister in the third sitting of the 97th session.
There were five Senators at the beginning of the sitting, 22 at theDetails
ISLAMABAD, August 20, 2013: The Punjab Assembly on Tuesday adopted two resolutions during the sixth sitting of the fourth session. Another resolution tabled by a PTI legislator against the drone attacks was put off till the next sitting. The two adopted resolutions by PML-N MPAs asked the federal government to immediately impose a tax amnesty…Details
ISLAMABAD, August 20, 2013: Points of order consumed 88% of the proceedings during the fifth sitting of the National Assembly’s fourth session on Tuesday as parliamentarians expressed views on floods and law and order situation in the country.Details
ISLAMABAD, August 20, 2013: The second sitting of ongoing 97th session of Senate was marked by low attendance as the Upper House debated the armed standoff in Islamabad on August 15.
Only 14 Senators were present at the outset while 22 were present at the end of the sitting.
Eleven Senators debatedDetails
ISLAMABAD, August 19, 2013: The Sindh Assembly passed the Sindh Local Government Bill and the Sindh Universities Laws (Amendment) Bill amid the opposition’s protests in the first sitting of the fifth session on Monday. Led by the Leader of the Opposition, MQM legislators staged a protest against the passage of the Sindh Local Government Bill for three minutes.Details
ISLAMABAD, August 19, 2013: The Senate unanimously adopted three supplementary resolutions in the first sitting of the 97th session on Monday, as the House did not take up any of agenda items on the Orders of the Day. Through resolutions moved by PML-N and PPPP Senators, the Upper House condemned the incidents of unprovoked Indian…Details