Nine MPAs Speak on Budget

ISLAMABAD, June 22, 2012: Starting an hour and 38 minutes behind schedule, the ninth sitting of Sindh Assembly’s 36th session met for two hours on Friday. Nine MPAs – five PPPP, two MQM and one each of PMLF and PML (F-B) – debated the budget for 93 minutes (78% of the sitting time). However, the…


Debate on Supplementary Budget Postponed

ISLAMABAD, June 22, 2012:  Starting 47 minutes late, the 12th sitting of the ongoing session, which met for two hours and 10 minutes on Friday postponed the debate on Supplementary Grants.

The Chief Minister, the Leader of the Opposition, the Deputy Speaker and


38 MNAs abstain from voting for electing Prime Minister

ISLAMABAD, June 22, 2012: The 13th National Assembly elected the 25th Prime Minister of Pakistan on Friday during the 43rd session. Earlier, Syed Yousaf Raza Gillani was disqualified by the Supreme Court on June 19, 2012. Raja Pervaz Ashraf, the PPPP candidate and federal minister for Information Technology and former minister for Water and Power was elected as the premier of Pakistan.


Punjab Assembly passes bills amid Quorum

ISLAMABAD, June 21, 2012: Starting two hours behind schedule, the 13th sitting of 38th session of the Punjab Assembly witnessed low attendance as the House passed eight Bills, including the Punjab Finance Bill 2012.

Only 34 Members (9% of the total membership of