Senate Sitting Marked by Opposition’s Walkout, Lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, October 8, 2015: The fourth sitting of the ongoing 120th session of the Senate was marked by opposition’s walkout against government’s failure to repatriate pilgrims’ dead bodies from Saudi Arabia and trace those still missing in the incident, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). The sitting was adjourned due to lack of quorum…

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Low Attendance Persists in Senate

ISLAMABAD, October 7, 2015: Low attendance persisted in third sitting of the ongoing 120th session  of the Senate on Wednesday as only six (5%) lawmakers were present at the outset and 34 (33%) at the time of adjournment, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its daily factsheet. An adjournment motion (AM) regarding inefficiency…

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Senate Passes Two Bills amid Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, October 6, 2015: The Senate passed two bills amid low attendance of lawmakers during the second sitting of its 120th session, says Free and Fair Election Network in its daily factsheet. The House witnessed low attendance with only 18 (17%) legislators present at the start and 28 (27%) at the time of sitting’s adjournment.…

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Senate Adopts Five Resolutions during its First Sitting

ISLAMABAD, October 5, 2015: Senate adopted five resolution during the first sitting of its 120th session which started right on the scheduled time, says Free and Fair Election Network in its daily factsheet. The House witnessed low attendance with only 16 (15%) legislators present at the start and 22 (21%) at the time of sitting’s…

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