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Dismally low attendance persists in Punjab Assembly

Dismally low attendance persists in Punjab Assembly

ISLAMABAD: The Punjab Assembly continued to witness low attendance of lawmakers as only 10 (3%) were present at the start and 31 (8%) at the time of adjournment. Out of…

Six bills passed in National Assembly’s 20th session

Six bills passed in National Assembly’s 20th session

ISLAMABAD: The 20th session of the National Assembly was marked by the passage of six government bills as the House witnessed low attendance of lawmakers and excessive use of points…

Punjab PA condemns attack on Christian community

Punjab PA condemns attack on Christian community

ISLAMABAD: The Punjab Assembly witnessed thin attendance of lawmakers on Friday (March 27, 2015) as the House passed a resolution to condemn the attack on Christians in Youhanabad, Lahore earlier…

Lack of quorum persists in National Assembly

Lack of quorum persists in National Assembly

ISLAMABAD: The Lower House of the Parliament witnessed lack of quorum even on Wednesday with 49 lawmakers (14%) present at the start and 45 (13%) at the time of adjournment.…

Majority of parliamentary leaders attend NA sitting

Majority of parliamentary leaders attend NA sitting

ISLAMABAD: The sixth sitting of the National Assembly’s 20th session proved to be productive as most of the agenda on Orders of the Day was taken up and majority of…

MQM lawmakers protest against raid

MQM lawmakers protest against raid

ISLAMABAD: The lawmakers of the MQM protested within the National Assembly against the raid on its headquarters in Karachi during 5th sitting of the 20th session on Friday. The proceedings…

MQM lawmakers remain absent from NA sittings

MQM lawmakers remain absent from NA sittings

ISLAMABAD: The lawmakers of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) did not attend the 2nd consecutive sitting of the 20th session of National Assembly, apparently due to the recent raid of paramilitary forces on…

National Assembly defers ICT Local Govt. Bill

National Assembly defers ICT Local Govt. Bill

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly on Wednesday did not consider the Islamabad Capital Territory Local Government Bill, 2014 despite being on the agenda.  The bill was to be introduced by Minister…

16th session: Balochistan PA adopts 12 resolutions

16th session: Balochistan PA adopts 12 resolutions

ISLAMABAD: The Balochistan Assembly adopted 12 resolutions and took up only seven questions during its entire 16th session comprising nine sittings. Of 16 resolutions, three were not taken up while…

Six private bills introduced in National Assembly

Six private bills introduced in National Assembly

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly on Tuesday witnessed introduction of six bills and took up two calling attention notices amid low attendance of lawmakers. All the introduced bills were referred to…

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