ISLAMABAD, June 23, 2012: Starting 45 minutes behind schedule, the last sitting of 38th session of the Punjab Assembly continued to witness low interest of Members in the proceedings as only seven were present at the start while 137 were there when the session prorogued. The Quorum, visibly lacking at various stages of the sitting,…Details
The newly elected Prime Minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf served as Federal Minister for almost 36 months of his 51-month tenure as the Member of the 13th National Assembly. Between March 2008 and February 2011, he held the portfolio of Minister of Water and Power. He madeDetails
ISLAMABAD, June 22, 2012: Starting an hour and 30 minutes behind schedule, the 14th sitting of 38th session of the Punjab Assembly witnessed low attendance as only five Members (one % of the total membership of 369) were present at the start of the sitting and 70 were there when it was adjourned. The Quorum…Details
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…Details
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 andDetails
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.Details
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 ofDetails
ISLAMABAD, June 21, 2012: Starting 42 minutes late, the 11th sitting of the ongoing session, which met for only 36 minutes on Thursday offered condolences on a death of an MPA.
Six Members paid tribute to the deceased legislator during the sitting.