Punjab Assembly: Despite Low Attendance Nine Bill Passed

ISLAMABAD, December 27, 2012: The 9th sitting of the ongoing 43rd session was marked by low attendance as only six members were present at the outset and 35 were there at the time of adjournment.  Additionally, the Chief Minister, the Leader of the Opposition, the Speaker, and the parliamentary leaders of PML, MMAP and PMLZ…

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No Confidence Motion against Speaker Adopted

ISLAMABAD, December 26, 2012: Meeting for 84 minutes, the 4th sitting of the ongoing 36th session of the Balochistan Assembly adopted a no-confidence motion against the Speaker of the Balochistan Assembly by a majority vote. As many as 49 MPAs -75%  of the total membership- voted on the motion. The Deputy Speaker chaired the sitting.…

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Balochistan Assembly: Two Treasury-Backed Bills Passed

ISLAMABAD, December 24, 2012: The 3rd sitting of the 36th session of the Balochistan Assembly which met for a short span witnessed the passage of two treasury-backed bills. Following the trend set in the previous sitting the house passed – the Balochistan Environmental Protection bill, 2012 and the Code of Civil Procedure (Balochistan Amendment) Bill,…

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Surge in political violence claims 75 lives

Political violence in the third week of December affected 241 people in 41 incidents across the country, killing 75 people and injuring 166 others.

Twenty two incidents were reported in Sindh followed by 10 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, six in Balochistan, two in Federally

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KP Assembly: Sitting Offers Fateha for late Bashir Bilour

ISLAMABAD, December 24, 2012: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly did not take up any regular agenda scheduled for the seventh sitting of the 29th Session that held on Monday, reports the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on the KP Assembly’s Proceedings.

The agenda was deferred due to

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KP Assembly: Sitting Offers Fateha for late Bashir Bilour

ISLAMABAD, December 24, 2012: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly did not take up any regular agenda scheduled for the seventh sitting of the 29th Session that held on Monday, reports the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on the KP Assembly’s Proceedings.

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NA: Session’s Last Sitting Marked by Key Members’ Absence

ISLAMABAD, December 21, 2012: The 10th and the last sitting of the 48th session of the National Assembly was marked by low members’ attendance as the Prime Minister, Leader of the Opposition, Speaker, Deputy Speaker along with the parliamentary leaders of MQM, MMAP, ANP, PMLF and BNPA did not attend the sitting.

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Punjab Assembly: Low Attendance Observed; Most Agenda Left Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, December 21, 2012: The seventh sitting of the 43rd session witnessed a persistent low members’ attendance, leaving  most of the agenda on the orders of the day  unaddressed. Only six members were present at the outset, while 40 (11%of total membership) were there at the adjournment of the sitting. A maximum of 56 members…

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