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Low attendance persists in fourth NA sitting

Low attendance persists in fourth NA sitting

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly on Thursday witnessed low attendance of lawmakers with 17 (5%) lawmakers present at the outset and 34 (10%) at the time of adjournment. The quorum was…

NA Passes ICT Local Govt. Bill 2015

NA Passes ICT Local Govt. Bill 2015

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly passed the Islamabad Capital Territory Local Government Bill, 2015 on Wednesday within in ten minutes as per amendments made by the Senate. The State Minister for…

NA defers MQM, JUI-F motions to deseat PTI lawmakers

NA defers MQM, JUI-F motions to deseat PTI lawmakers

ISLAMABAD: The lower House of Parliament on Tuesday deferred two motions moved by MQM and JUI-F members seeking to deseat PTI lawmakers over remaining absent for more than 40 consecutive…

Senate sitting marked by low interest of lawmakers

Senate sitting marked by low interest of lawmakers

ISLAMABAD:  The Upper House of the Parliament witnessed low attendance of lawmakers on Friday during last sitting of its 117th session as 14 legislators (13%) were present at the start…

Senate passes Islamabad Local Govt Bill

Senate passes Islamabad Local Govt Bill

ISLAMABAD: The Senate passed four bills, including the Islamabad Capital Territory Local Government Bill, 2015 during the fourth sitting of its ongoing 117th session on Thursday. The House passed a…

Senate passes two bills amid low attendance

Senate passes two bills amid low attendance

ISLAMABAD: The Senate passed two bills amid low attendance of lawmakers on Tuesday during 2nd sitting of its 117th session. The sitting started at 1305 hours against the scheduled time…

Punjab PA: 64% lawmakers inactive during budget debate

Punjab PA: 64% lawmakers inactive during budget debate

ISLAMABAD: Nearly two-third of the lawmakers did not contribute to the budget debate during Punjab Assembly’s 15th session. Of the 11 bills that appeared on the Orders of the Day…

49 Senators remain silent during budget debate

49 Senators remain silent during budget debate

ISLAMABAD: Forty-nine Senators did not take part in the debate on Federal Budget 2015-16 during 116th session of the Upper House that ended on June 17, 2015. The session, comprising…

Women MPs active in Sindh PA budget session

Women MPs active in Sindh PA budget session

ISLAMABAD: The 20th session of the Sindh Assembly witnessed active participation of female lawmakers during the budget debate that concluded with the passage of Finance Bill, 2015. Overall, the session…